Leah's Chicken with Chickpeas

Leah's Chicken with Chickpeas


"I like to serve the chickpeas and the lemony sauce over rice."


servings 694 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 694 kcal
  • 35%
  • Fat:
  • 44.5 g
  • 69%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.9g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 54.1 g
  • 108%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 204 mg
  • 68%
  • Sodium:
  • 360 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet, saute onion in oil until golden.
  2. Sprinkle turmeric in pan, and mix well. Put chicken on top, and brown on all sides.
  3. Add about 2 cups water, chickpeas, lemon juice, garlic, and salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Simmer gently for about 1 hour, or until the chicken is tender and the liquid is reduced. Taste to adjust seasonings.
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  1. 15 Ratings


Thank you for sharing this recipe, I made a few changes based on the other reviews and to reduce cooking time. I added additional turmeric. However, word of advice on that; turmeric is one of t...

This reipe needs cumin and up the tumeric to a tablespoon. This is a North African inspired dish. I live in North Africa, here we put cumin in evrything. Also change the vegtable oil to olive oi...

This was pretty good. I cooked this in a pressure cooker because I hadn't soaked the chickpeas - I used 4 cups of water, 1 cup dry chickpeas, frozen chicken pieces and cooked on high pressure 4...

This was awesome. We just moved, so I only changed a few things because of what I had on hand. I did not have an onion, so I used two small apples instead. Worked really well I thought, and I...

Pretty good if you spice it up with some cumin and red chili paste.

I was really excited about this recipe but it fell flat. The flavors were bland and no amount of additional spices helped. I served it over couscous which gave it nice texture.

I used the suggestions regarding the tumeric and cumin. Flavors came through great. Tasted very good. Will definitely make again.

I used chicken breast cut into cubes and chicken broth instead of water. I also added carrots and zucchini. Next time I will add the zucchini later so they aren't over-cooked and I will try ad...

This was a great dish. The children loved it as well as the hubby!! Thanks!