Chicken in Spicy Spinach Sauce

Chicken in Spicy Spinach Sauce 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Chicken in Spicy Spinach Sauce 150

Serve with: Basmati rice or flatbread and a side plate of sliced cucumber, and onion if desired, with a wedge of lemon or lime to refresh the palate and subdue the mild heat of the sauce. Bring the flavours of North India to your table with this chicken-and-vegetable dish. Garam masala is a ground spice mixture often used in Indian cuisine to add another layer of flavour. It is available in many supermarkets and all Indian grocery stores.

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced gingerroot
  • 2 tablespoons minced seeded jalapeño pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
  • 2 tablespoons mild curry paste
  • 1 pkg frozen chopped spinach thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast cut_in 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala

Method

In deep skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic and ginger, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes. Add jalapeño pepper, coriander and curry paste; cook, stirring, for 1 minute.

Add spinach, tomato, stock and salt; cook over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Add chicken; cook for 7 minutes or until no longer pink inside. Stir in garam masala.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 449 mg
  • Protein 30 g
  • Calories 267.0
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 66 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g

%RDI

  • Iron 14.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 29.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 9.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 49.0
  • Vitamin C 42.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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