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Recipes for Diabetes - University of Illinois Extension

Morocco Chicken

Photo of Morocco Chicken


2 pounds chicken, boneless, skinless
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 small zucchini, sliced
1 teaspoons ground allspice
1 can (14.5 oz) drained chickpeas
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes


  1. Trim fat from chicken. Mix spices. Rub mixture into chicken.
  2. Add oil to skillet.  Brown chicken, turning pieces as needed.
  3. Add zucchini, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes.
  4. Add chickpeas and tomatoes. Cover, bring to a boil, then lower heat to simmer for 20 minutes.
Total time: 55 minutes
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 8 1-cups servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 210 Calories from Fat 108
Total Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 79 mg
Sodium 342 mg
Carbohydrate 9 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 26 g
Exchange 2 vegetable, 3 lean meat
Carbohydrate Units 0.5