African Chicken in Spicy Red Sauce

  • Ready in 45m

  • Serves 4

  • 441 calories

  • 18.88g carbs

The recipe African Chicken in Spicy Red Sauce could satisfy your African craving in roughly 45 minutes. This recipe serves 4. One portion of this dish contains roughly 37g of protein, 23g of fat, and a total of 468 calories. For $2.92 per serving, this recipe covers 28% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 1 person has made this recipe and would make it again. It works well as a rather inexpensive main course. Head to the store and pick up lemon juice, butter, cilantro, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the butter you could follow this main course with the Cinnamon Butter Cake as a dessert. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and primal diet.

17 ingredients

  1. 2 tsps berbere
  2. 1 tbsp butter
  3. 1/2 lb chicken breast halves
  4. 1/2 lb chicken drumsticks
  5. 3/4 lb chicken thighs
  6. 1/2 cups dry red wine
  7. 14 oz fat-free less-sodium chicken broth
  8. 2 tbsps fresh cilantro
  9. 1 tbsp fresh ginger
  10. 1 tbsp garlic
  11. 1/2 tsps ground cardamom
  12. 1/2 tsps ground nutmeg
  13. 3 tbsps lemon juice
  14. 4 lemon wedges
  15. 2 cups onion
  16. 3/4 tsps salt
  17. 6 oz tomato paste

Instructions

  1. Place chicken in a shallow dish; drizzle with juice, and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes.
  2. Heat a Dutch oven over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray.
  3. Add onion and garlic; cook 5 minutes (do not brown), stirring frequently.
  4. Add 2 teaspoons Berbere, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, butter, ginger, nutmeg, and cardamom; cook 1 minute.
  5. Add wine, broth, and tomato paste; stir until well blended.
  6. Add chicken mixture; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 50 minutes or until chicken is tender, turning chicken occasionally. Stir in cilantro.
  7. Serve with lemon wedges.
African Chicken in Spicy Red Sauce

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