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Moroccan Chicken with Mango-Mint Relish

No recipe image available.This terrific recipe for Moroccan Chicken with Mango-Mint Relish was submitted by Edwina Gadsby of Great Falls, Montana.

Recipe Ingredients:

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)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place chicken in shallow glass dish.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.