Aromatic-Herbed Chicken

Recipe from Oxmoor House

More From Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 185
  • Calories from fat: 17%
  • Fat: 3.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 27.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 10.4g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 66mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 284mg
  • Calcium: 0.0mg


  • 6 (4-ounce) skinned, boned chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 2 cups finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon peeled, grated gingerroot
  • 1 (3-inch) stick cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can no-salt-added stewed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Place chicken in a shallow dish; sprinkle with salt. Combine lemon rind and juice; drizzle lemon mixture over chicken. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes.
  2. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion, and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add garlic and gingerroot; cook 2 minutes. Stir in cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves; cook 2 additional minutes. Remove from skillet; set aside.
  3. Coat skillet with cooking spray; add oil. Place over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken, and cook 5 minutes; turn chicken, and sprinkle with cumin and next 3 ingredients. Cook 5 additional minutes or until golden. Add onion mixture and tomatoes; stir well. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes or until chicken is tender. Remove and discard cinnamon stick and whole cloves. Add cilantro the last 5 minutes of cooking.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Aromatic-Herbed Chicken Recipe at a Glance
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy