New Haven (WTNH) - Nicole Straight was here this morning with an easy-to-make dishthat will add a little spice to your Valentine's Day dinner.
Here is the recipe:
Latin coffee rubbed chicken
Coffee dry rub
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. ground black pepper
1 tsp. kosher salt
1 C. ground Mexican Blend Zaragoza blend Allegro coffee
1 C. brown sugar
Ingredients for chicken:
1 Tbs. olive oil
1 package boneless, skinless chicken thighs
2 onions, thinly sliced
2 cloves chopped garlic
1 14.5 oz. can Muir Glen Adobo seasoned diced tomatoes
1 C. chopped fresh cilantro leaves
To make dry rub:
Combine all dry ingredients and store in a left over jamjar.
To make chicken:
Heat oil in a large nonstick pan with a lid. Generouslysprinkle chicken with coffee rub. Once oil is hot, add chicken topan. Brown for 2-3 minutes per side. Once chicken has been brownedon both sides, add onions and garlic and stir to combine. Add indiced tomatoes and stir to combine.
Turn heat to medium low and cover. Let cook for 25 minutes.Before serving, add chopped cilantro. Serve over white rice or inflour tortillas.
Nicole Straight will be demonstrating this recipe and others atWhole Foods on Wednesday, March 11th from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30p.m.
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