Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  California Dried Plum Board
For a very traditional meal, serve over couscous.
Diet Type: Dairy Free
Ingredients:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 3 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 can reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 3 medium carrots, sliced 1/3 inch thick
  • 1 cup pitted dried plums
  • 2 teaspoons ground Cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup sliced green onions
  • Salt and pepper
  • Hot couscous, optional
  • Lemon wedges, optional
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • Serves: 4
    Cooking Time: 30 minutes - one hour
    Instructions:
    In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Place chicken in skillet; cook 5-8 minutes or until browned, turning once. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes. Stir in broth, carrots, dried plums, Cumin and cinnamon. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Remove cover; cook and stir 10 minutes or until chicken centers are no longer pink, carrots are tender and sauce is slightly reduced. Stir in green onions and season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve over couscous with lemon wedges, if desired. Pass almonds separately. Tip: To toast almonds, arrange in enven layer on baking sheet. Bake in 350 degree oven 5-7 minutes or until golden brown.

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      Nutrition Facts

      Serving Size: 1
      Servings per Recipe: 4
      Amount Per Serving 
      Calories 403
      Calories from Fat 124
       % Daily Value*
      Total Fat 14g21%
        Saturated Fat 2g11%
        Mono Fat 8g 
      Cholesterol 73mg24%
      Sodium 493mg21%
      Total Carbs 40g13%
        Dietary Fiber 6g24%
        Sugars 0g 
      Protein 32g 
      Iron27%
      Calcium10%
      Vitamin C11%
      Vitamin E16%
      Vitamin A138%
      Vitamin B-127%
      Vitamin B-640%
      Pantothenic acid12%
      Niacin74%
      Riboflavin18%
      Thiamin13%
      Folate7%
      Selenium48%
      Manganese35%
      Copper20%
      Zinc11%
      Potassium26%
      Phosphorus32%
      Magnesium19%
      * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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