Magic carpet spice chicken

Magic carpet spice chicken


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About this recipe: Be carried off on a magic carpet of flavours with the aromatic Middle Eastern spices and a gorgeous tomato cream sauce in this fragrant and sumptuous chicken fillet dish. Adjust spice amounts to your taste, and serve over steamed white rice or couscous for an exotic magic carpet ride of a meal!


Serves: 2 

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets - cut into cubes
  • 120ml soured cream
  • 60ml milk
  • 60ml double cream
  • 3 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 400g tinned or homemade stewed tomatoes

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. In a large frying pan over medium heat, warm oil and cook chicken for 5 to 10 minutes or until no longer pink and juices run clear.
  2. Turn heat to low. Add soured cream, milk, double cream, cumin, nutmeg, allspice and ground white pepper to frying pan; simmer for about 5 minutes or until sauce is smooth. Do not allow mixture to boil.
  3. Stir stewed tomatoes into the mixture and simmer over low heat for 10 minutes; serve.

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