Chicken Kapama Bites

Chicken Kapama Bites

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Kapama, a traditional Greek chicken dish, takes center stage on these party-ready appetizers.

Ingredients 12 servings

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  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2½ pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup strong brewed coffee
  • ¼ cup no-salt-added tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons honey or low-sugar apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 2-inch stick cinnamon
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves
  • 12 ounces whole-wheat baguette, cut into 24 slices and toasted, if desired
  • 1½ cups baby arugula or baby spinach

Preparation

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  1. Lightly coat a very large skillet with cooking spray. Add chicken and onion, half at a time, and cook each portion for 3 to 4 minutes or until chicken is browned and onion is softened. Transfer to a 3- ½- or 4-quart slow cooker. In a medium bowl, stir together coffee, tomato paste, honey (or preserves), vinegar, garlic, cinnamon stick, bay leaves, pepper and cloves. Pour over chicken in cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on Low for 6 to 7 hours or on High for 3 to 3½ hours. Serve the chicken mixture on baguette slices and garnish with arugula (or spinach).

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ cup chicken mixture, 1 ounce (2 slices) bread, and 2 tablespoons arugula each
  • Per serving: 207 calories; 5 g fat(1 g sat); 3 g fiber; 18 g carbohydrates; 23 g protein; 29 mcg folate; 78 mg cholesterol; 6 g sugars; 207 IU vitamin A; 3 mg vitamin C; 52 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 223 mg sodium; 381 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 3 lean protein, 1 starch

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