mom's spiced chicken bites

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By Sara Andrea
from Eugene, OR

I had some extra chicken to cook up before it went bad so I put some spices together (I really am into fennel right now) just to experiment. I thought there would be leftovers for days but the family ate seconds and it was gone before I knew it!

serves 6
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For mom's spiced chicken bites

  • 4
    boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    ground mustard
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    ground fennel seed
  • 1 tsp
    pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
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How To Make mom's spiced chicken bites

  • 1
    In a medium bowl, combine all spices, mix well.
  • 2
    Use a paper towel to dry chicken breasts. Trim fat and discard. Cut into bite size pieces. Put chicken pieces in bowl with spices and mix until fully coated.
  • 3
    Heat olive oil in non-stick pan on medium-high. Put coated chicken pieces in hot oil. Cover with lid and cook, shaking every couple of minutes for about 8 minutes, or until cooked through.
  • 4
    MEAL IDEAS: 1. Serve over rice with a side of roasted cauliflower. 2. Serve over salad of your choice (especially delicious with my homemade ranch recipe). 3. Served in a tortilla with cheese, lettuce, tomato and sour cream.
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