Sunday, June 7, 2009

Berbere Chicken and Green Beans


Berbere Seasoning Mix:

2 tbsp paprika
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp onion
1/2 tsp cardamon
1/2 tsp coriander
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp cayenne
1/4 tsp garlic
1/8 tsp cloves
1/8 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp allspice

Chicken and Sauce:

1 onion, diced
1 tbsp minced fresh ginger
4 cloves garlic, pressed
4 medium carrots, dived
1 can tomato paste
1 cup red wine
1 cup chicken broth
2 cups trimmed green beans
1 lb chicken breast, bite-sized pieces
1 lemon

Cook brown rice with 1 tbsp of the seasoning mix.

Marinate chicken in 1 tbsp of spice mix and 1 tbsp lemon juice for at least 30 minutes.

Heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, cook 5 minutes. Add ginger and garlic, cook 2 min. Clear a spot in the middle and toast the remaining seasoning mix 1 minute. Add carrots through chicken broth and cook 5-10 minutes. Add beans and cook 5 minutes. Add chicken and cook through. Serve on rice.