$20 & 30 Minutes to Feed a Family of 4 in a Healthy Manner:Moroccan Chicken

As promised monthly, below is July’s healthy and timeless meal creation!

Moroccan Chicken with Brown Rice & Sautéed Spinach

Item Cost
4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts $6.99
¼ C Extra Virgin Olive Oil $0.89
3 garlic cloves (minced) $0.29
2 Tsp. Paprika $0.49
1 Tsp. Cumin $0.99
½ Tsp. Coriander $0.99
¼ Tsp. Ground Ginger $0.39
¼ Tsp. Tumeric $0.99
¼ Tsp. Cinnamon $0.39
1/8 Tsp. Cayenne Pepper $0.49
1 Bag Fresh Baby Spinach $2.99
1 C uncooked Brown Rice $1.19
Total Cost for Dinner- Serves 4 $17.08

Cooking Instructions:

In a large measuring cup, mix olive oil, minced garlic, and all spices together.

marinade

 

 

 

 

 

 

Put chicken breasts in a large zip lock bag and add ingredients in measuring cup to the bag. Marinate the Chicken for 10 minutes in the bag.
marinated chicken

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use a NON STICK sauté pan over medium heat, add the marinated chicken to the pan. Cook chicken for about 2-3 minutes on one side, cover and continue to cook for another 3 minutes. Carefully remove lid and flip chicken. Once again, cook chicken for 2-3 minutes before covering and cooking for an additional 3 minutes. Depending on thickness of chicken breasts, you may need to add a few minutes to your total cook time.

Mean while sauté some extra minced garlic with the spinach in a nonstick pan over medium heat until wilted, sprinkle with salt and pepper.

While chicken continues to cook, prepare 1 cup of uncooked brown rice as directed on rice box/package! Serve Chicken, spinach and rice as a complete meal. ENJOY!

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