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This spicy chicken dish is served in African restaurants around the world. To cut the level of heat, leave out the jalapeño seeds.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Remove and discard skin from chicken. Mix onions, water, lime or lemon juice, the 2 tablespoons olive oil, jalapeno, garlic, thyme, salt, and black pepper in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish. Add chicken. Seal bag and marinate chicken and onions in the refrigerator for 2 hours, turning the bag occasionally.

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  • Drain chicken, reserving marinade. Cook chicken, half at a time, in the 2 tablespoons hot oil in a Dutch oven until lightly browned, turning to brown evenly. Remove chicken; set aside. Repeat with remaining chicken. Drain fat. Return all chicken to Dutch oven.

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  • Add reserved marinade mixture and chicken broth. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 35 to 40 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink.

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  • Transfer chicken to a serving bowl; keep warm. Measure juices; skim off fat. If necessary, add enough water to juices to equal 2 cups. Return the juices to the Dutch oven.

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  • Stir together the cornstarch and 2 tablespoons cold water in a small bowl. Stir cornstarch mixture into pan. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Pour sauce over chicken. Serve over hot cooked couscous or rice. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

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Wear plastic gloves while preparing peppers; thoroughly wash your hands afterward.

Nutrition Facts

412 calories; 17 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 96 mg cholesterol; 352 mg sodium. 28 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 35 g protein; 10 RE vitamin a; 11 mg vitamin c; 40 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

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