Moroccan Spiced Chicken

Moroccan Spiced Chicken

Moroccan Spiced Chicken

Give your chicken breasts an exotic kick with this Moroccan Spiced Chicken recipe. The combination of aromatic spices gives the chicken a flavourful coating your taste buds will cheer for, with added health benefits to fight inflammation! There is nothing fancy or complicated about this recipe; you’d never guess by indulging in this mouth-watering dish.

Moroccan Spiced Chicken Recipe

Makes 4 servings


  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon ground turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 4 boneless, skinless free range chicken breasts, pound out to even thickness
  • 2 tablespoons organic coconut oil
  • 2 organic Granny Smith apples, diced


  1. Combine 1 teaspoon of the cinnamon with the cumin, turmeric, chili powder, and sea salt in a small bowl.  Sprinkle over both sides of chicken breasts, coating both sides evenly.  Pat seasoning in well.
  2. Heat coconut oil in a large cast iron skillet.  Sauté the chicken over Medium heat until cooked thru, about 5 minutes per side.  Remove chicken from skillet.
  3. Sauté apple for 3 minutes over Medium heat.  Sprinkle with remaining teaspoon cinnamon; cook and stir to coat.  Spoon apples over chicken.  Serve immediately.  Goes great with steamed veggies or sautéed kale!

Moroccan Spiced Chicken

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary. Learn More