Moroccan Chicken Soup
18 ounces boned and skinned chicken breasts, (3 breast halves) cut into 1-inch pieces
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 1/2 cups onion, chopped
1/2 tbsp. cumin
1/2 tbsp. ginger
3/4 tsp. paprika
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/8 tsp. black pepper
5 cups chicken broth
3 cups zucchini, sliced into half moon shapes
1/2 cup couscous, uncooked
1 1/4 cups garbanzo beans, canned, 1 16-ounce can, rinsed and drained
2 tbsps. cilantro, chopped
In a large Dutch oven or soup pot, sauté chicken pieces in oil over medium heat until pinkness is gone and chicken is opaque.
Add onion to chicken, sauté for 1- 2 minutes.
Add cumin, ginger, paprika, cayenne and pepper to chicken.
Pour in broth, cover and bring to a boil for one minute. Add zucchini, couscous and garbanzo beans to pot, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
Add fresh cilantro to soup.
Remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes before serving.
Makes 6 servings.
Calories 289, Fat 5 g, Protein 29 g, Carbohydrate 30 g, Cholesterol 49 mg, Sodium 848 mg, Fiber 2 g.
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