East African Braised Chicken

70 mins (prep 10, cooking 60)
15 ingredients
4 servings
This is a wonderful dish I found in "Cooking Light" magazine. This dish if full of flavor and despite all the ingredients, it is very easy to make. It's good served with rice and a flat bread. Braising in a this highly aromatic liquid yields an exceptionally flavorful and tender result.

Categories:  holiday , chicken , weeknight , african , poultry , kwanzaa , main-dish , meat , <-4-hours , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (10.45 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 39.17 Calories from Fat 34.11
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.79g 23.34%
Saturated Fat 0.53g 10.5%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 291.34mg 48.56%
Total Carbohydrate 1.46g 1.95%
Dietary Fiber 0.63 g 10.1%
Sugars 0.04 g %
Protein 0.24g 1.95%
Vitamin A 1.19IU% Vitamin C 0.61mg%
Calcium 10.45mg% Iron 0.26mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
whole chicken, sliced onions, chopped fresh ginger, ground cardamom, ground red pepper, fat-free chicken broth, chopped pitted dates, golden raisins