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This Middle Eastern chicken skillet dinner is an easy dinner with a deliciously unique taste. Spice it up tonight.

Moroccan Chicken and Rice

This Middle Eastern chicken skillet dinner is an easy dinner with a deliciously unique taste. Spice it up tonight.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Author Denise Wright (MyLifeCookbook.com)

Ingredients

  • 1 T of olive oil
  • 6 chicken thighs skinless, bone in
  • 2 onions sliced thin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 1 1/2 cups rice
  • 2 1/4 cups chicken broth

Instructions

  1. Heat up a skillet to medium high heat and then add your olive oil.
  2. In a small bowl, mix up your spices.
  3. Take half and rub all over your chicken thighs.
  4. Add the skillet and brown both sides (about 4 minutes per side).
  5. Take chicken out of skillet and set aside.
  6. Turn the heat to medium and add the onions.
  7. Saute for 10 minutes or until nice and browned. Try to scrape up the brown bits for the chicken if you can.
  8. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of the remaining mixture on the onions and mix well and cook for 1 more minutes.
  9. Add your rice, broth and remaining spices in the pan and mix well.
  10. Bring to a boil and then nestle the chicken thighs on top, cover and lower to medium low heat.
  11. Cook for 30 minutes. Make sure your chicken is done.
  12. Let set for a few minutes and serve.