Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Solar Chicken and Chickpeas with Green Beans

This is a simply, yet satisfying chicken dish that is perfect for solar cooking. The green beans were cooked along with it, in a parchment packet that I put on top of the dutch oven towards the end of the cooking time.

Chicken with Chickpeas

1 Tbs olive oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1/2 tsp turmeric
6 chicken thighs, skinned
1/2 cup water
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper
2 Tbs fresh lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 15 oz can chickpeas, drained

Combine oil, onion and turmeric in a large dutch oven. Add chicken, turning to coat. Add water, salt, pepper, lemon juice, and garlic. Place in Sun Oven for approx. 2 hours or until chicken is tender. Mix in chickpeas and leave in Sun Oven until heated. Serve over couscous with hot sauce.



3 comments:

  1. Okay. This one I have to try. Love the ingredients. Did you just put the beans in the parchment packet w/o seasonings or liquid or do you have a secret recipe?

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  2. Like Sharlene, i will have to try this too. Thanks for your blog, it has been real fun to read every day.

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  3. It was nice coming across the post. Thanks for sharing such informative stuff.... solar panels

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