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Moroccan-Spiced Chicken & Rice Bake

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Moroccan-Spiced Chicken & Rice Bake
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Level
Easy
Recipe Info - Serving Size
Servings
6 servings
Recipe Info - Prep Time
Prep 
25 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
Cook 
40 min
Moroccan-Spiced Chicken & Rice Bake is a tasty variation that combines cumin, paprika, diced tomatoes, raisins and a touch of lemon juice to create some amazing flavors that are commonly found in Morocco and North African cuisine. Your family will truly enjoy this taste experience. The brown rice adds some great whole grain goodness.

INGREDIENTS

Step 1

Preheat oven 375º F. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking dish.

Step 2

Combine cumin, salt, black pepper and paprika in small bowl; sprinkle 2 teaspoons spice blend on both sides of chicken thighs.

Step 3

Heat olive oil and garlic in large skillet over medium-high heat. Place chicken in skillet; cook for 4 minutes per side or until browned.

Step 4

Meanwhile, combine cooked rice, evaporated milk, tomatoes, raisins, lemon juice and remaining spice blend in large bowl. Pour rice mixture into prepared baking dish. Place chicken thighs on top of rice mixture.

Step 5

Bake for 40 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Sprinkle with almonds before serving.

TIP:

Boneless chicken thighs can also be used. Reduce bake time by 10 to 15 minutes.

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