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Spiced Chicken, Spinach & Sweet Potatos

Spiced Chicken, Spinach & Sweet Potato is a simple dish of chicken, spinach and sweet potatoes cooked in a tomato based sauce infused with paprika, ginger, preserved lemons and chillies.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 kg chicken thighs
  • 3 pcs sweet potatoes, cubed
  • 200 g spinach
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red chilli, chopped
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • thumb-sized piece ginger, grated
  • 2 preserved lemons, deseeded and chopped
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil

Directions

Preparing the spices

1

Season chicken pieces with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

2

In a large pot heat oil then brown chicken pieces. Remove chicken then set it aside.

3

In the same pan sauté garlic, onion, ginger and chillies.

4

Add the paprika, tomatoes in can, chicken stock, preserved lemons and chicken, bring it to a boil then simmer for 20 minutes in medium high heat.

5

Add the sweet potatoes then simmer in medium high heat for 10 minutes.

6

Mix in the spinach, season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Serve.

Serve hot with rice. Enjoy!

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