Spiced Plum Chicken


This is adapted from a BBC Good Food recipe from ‘101 Low Fat Feasts’. It is such an easy dish – but so full of flavour! Low in fat and calories – 360 kcals and 4g fat per serving.

Serves 4

1 onion chopped
1 garlic clove crushed
1 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon each of ground cinnamon, coriander and ginger
500g or 1lb skinless chicken breast cut into strips
300 ml chicken stock
2 tablespoons tomato puree
200g mi-cuit plums or ready to eat prunes, stoned and halved
handful chopped fresh coriander

Spray a large pan with oil. Add the onion and cook for 5 mins until softened, then add the garlic and cook for another minute.

Add the spices and cook out for one minute before adding the chicken and cook for 5 mins until browned.

Add the stock and puree and season. Cook for 15-20 mins, adding the plums/prunes for the last 5 mins.

Serve with couscous and sprinkle with fresh coriander – delicious!

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