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Chicken Xinxim - {Xinxim De Galinha}

Cuisine: Brazilian
Type: Chicken, Poultry
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

8   Boneless skinless chicken thighs
2 teaspoons 10mlOlive oil
1   Tomato - seeded, chopped
1   White onion - chopped
1   Cilantro - chopped
1 teaspoon 5mlDende oil - see * Note
2 tablespoons 30mlCoconut milk
1   Garlic clove - minced
  Juice of 1 lemon
1 teaspoon 5mlFinely-chopped peanuts

Recipe Instructions

* Note: Dende oil comes from the West African palm tree and may be purchased at Caribbean markets. Peanut oil may be substituted but it will have a different flavor.

Cut chicken into 2-inch chunks and brown with oil in skillet, 6 to 8 minutes. Add tomato, onion, cilantro, dende oil, coconut milk, garlic and lemon juice. Sprinkle with ground peanuts. Cook over low heat 25 minutes before serving hot.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

Each serving: 256 calories; 149 mg sodium; 112 mg cholesterol; 11 grams fat; 11 grams carbohydrates; 29 grams protein; 0.77 gram fiber.

The Los Angeles Times, 06-27-1999


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