North African Braised Chicken

California Raisin Marketing Board
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 90 mins

Serve over hot cooked couscous.


1tablespoon olive oil
4-- boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1/2teaspoon salt
2medium onions, thinly sliced and separated into rings
1cup California raisins
1/2teaspoon curry powder
1/2teaspoon ground ginger
1/2teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1cup chicken stock
1/2cup white wine


  1. Heat oil in a large deep skillet or pot with a tight fitting lid.
  2. Season chicken with salt and add to skillet; cook over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Remove from skillet and set aside. Add onion to skillet; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 to 10 minutes to soften.
  3. Stir in raisins and seasonings. Return chicken to skillet and arrange onions on top. Add stock and wine; cover and simmer over low heat for 1 hour.
  4. Uncover and simmer for 15 minutes more.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 350
  • Glycemic Load 17.51
  • Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 1.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 4g
  • Cholesterol 75mg
  • Sodium 450mg
  • Potassium 670mg
  • Carbohydrate 37g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 25g
  • Protein 30g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 8%
  • Calcium 6%
  • Iron 10%