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Wednesday, May 27 2015

2    teaspoons   canola oil
1 1/4   pounds   skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size strips
1/2   cup   coarsely chopped onion (1 medium)
1    teaspoon   garam masala
1 1/2   cups   bulgur
1/2   medium  lemon, seeded and thinly sliced
3/4   cup   pitted dried plums, quartered
1/3   cup   golden raisins
1/2   teaspoon   ground ginger
1/2   teaspoon   ground cinnamon
1/4   teaspoon   ground allspice
  Pinch  cayenne pepper
1    14 1/2ounce can  reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 1/4   cups   water
1/3   cup   coarsely chopped or slivered almonds, toasted*
    Fresh mint leaves, thinly sliced
    Finely shredded lemon peel
In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken, onion, and garam masala; cook and stir until chicken is browned on all sides and onion is tender.
In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine the chicken mixture, bulgur, lemon slices, plums, raisins, ginger, cinnamon, allspice, and cayenne pepper. Pour broth and the water over mixture in cooker.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 2 hours. Stir in almonds.
To serve, sprinkle each serving with mint and lemon peel.
To toast nuts, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spread nuts in a shallow baking pan. Bake for 5 to 10 minutes or until light brown, watching carefully and stirring once or twice.

For easy cleanup:
Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.


Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 321, Fat, total (g) 6, chol. (mg) 55, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 41, Monounsaturated fat (g) 3, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, fiber (g) 9, sugar (g) 9, pro. (g) 29, vit. A (IU) 145.77, vit. C (mg) 11.81, Thiamin (mg) 0.18, Riboflavin (mg) 0.22, Niacin (mg) 13.23, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.74, Folate (µg) 20.16, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0.37, sodium (mg) 235, Potassium (mg) 577, calcium (mg) 60.58, iron (mg) 2.34, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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