Spicy rosemary tomato chicken served in a dish
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Spicy Rosemary Tomato Chicken

Spicy Rosemary Tomato Chicken - Rosemary, aromatic eastern spices and hot peppers in a rich tomato gravy make a great flavor combination for tasty chicken!!
Course Stews
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Keyword Chicken Stew, Rosemary Chicken, Tomato Chicken
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 6 (1 cup per serving)
Calories 180kcal
Author Roxana Begum

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds chicken thighs (cut and clean, no skin)
  • 2 ½ tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups onion yellow, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic grated
  • 1 ½ cups tomatoes chopped
  • 1 to 2 Serrano peppers (adjust per taste)
  • 1 teaspoon Advieh (Persian spice mix or substitue*)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin ground
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons rosemary fresh or 2 teaspoons dried
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt (adjust per taste)
  • Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Heat one tablespoon olive oil in a cast iron pot. Season chicken with some salt and pepper.
  • Sear the chicken pieces on both the sides at medium high heat, until golden brown. Remove the chicken pieces from the pot and set aside
  • Heat the remaining oil in the same cast iron pot. Add the sliced onion and sauté until golden brown.
  • Add the grated garlic and stir a few minutes. Then add the tomatoes and cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Add rest of the ingredients and stir well. Finally add the seared chicken along with any juices and stir.
  • Add 1/4 cup of water and adjust if needed to add a little more.
  • Once the gravy starts to bubble, lower the heat and let it simmer for about 45 minutes or until chicken is cooked well.
  • May garnish with chopped parsley. Serve this spicy rosemary tomato chicken with rice or bread and salad.

Notes

May use a eastern Mediterranean or middle eastern spice blend in place of Advieh (Persian spice blend). These spice blends are available at Persian or middle eastern or Mediterranean groceries and online.
 
 
NUTRITION FACTS
 
Servings: 6
Serving Size: 1 cup
 
Calories 180, Total Fat 10 g (Saturated Fat 2 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g, Monounsaturated Fat 6 g), Cholesterol 44 mg, Sodium* 489 mg, Potassium 339 mg, Phosphorus 115 mg, Total Carbohydrate 7 g, Dietary Fiber 2 g, Sugars 3 g, Protein 13 g
 
*The sodium value may vary. The suggested amount of salt is just a guideline and may need to be adjusted. Check for any added salt in spice mixes, tomato paste and other ingredients and adjust.
 

Nutrition

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