Moroccan Chicken with Mango-Mint Relish
This terrific recipe for Moroccan Chicken with Mango-Mint Relish was submitted by Edwina Gadsby of Great Falls, Montana.
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
Mango-Mint Relish (recipe follows)
Mint sprigs for garnish (optional)
Lemon slices for garnish (optional)
- Place chicken in shallow glass dish.
- In medium nonstick skillet, place olive oil and sesame oil over medium heat. Add cumin, paprika, coriander, cinnamon and ginger; cook about 1 minute until fragrant. Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice and cilantro. Cool slightly and pour over chicken, turning to coat. Cover and refrigerate 20 minutes.
- In same pan over medium heat, sauté chicken about 12 minutes or until fork can be inserted with ease, turning to brown on both sides.
- Serve chicken topped with Mango-Mint Relish and garnished with mint sprigs and lemon slices, if desired.
Makes 4 servings.
Mango-Mint Relish: In medium bowl, mix together 1 cup finely diced ripe mango; 1/2 cup finely diced red bell pepper; 1/3 cup finely diced red onion; 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint; 1 seeded and minced jalapeño; 1/2 teaspoon minced ginger; 2 tablespoons lemon juice and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.
Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.