Minced Meat with Black Eyed Peas

Minced Meat with Black Eyed Peas
Recipe type: Main
Serves: 5
  • 2 Tbsp olive or coconut oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp fresh ginger, finely minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • Salt (to taste)
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • Pinch of turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ pound ground chicken
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • ½ cup water, divided
  • 16 oz can black-eyed peas, drained
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish (optional)
  1. Pour oil into a pan over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and sauté for 4 to 5 minutes, until lightly browned.
  3. Add ginger and garlic to skillet and sauté for 1 minute more.
  4. Add seasoning and cook while stirring for about 1 minute.
  5. Add chicken and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until chicken starts to turn white.
  6. Add tomato to chicken and seasoning mixture and cook while stirring occasionally for 4 to 5 minutes.
  7. Add ¼ cup of water to skillet and reduce the heat to medium-low.
  8. Cover and simmer chicken for 5 minutes.
  9. When water gets dry, add black-eyed-peas and cook for 3 minutes.
  10. Add remaining water and lemon juice to skillet and simmer until the oil separates.
  11. Garnish with fresh cilantro before serving, if desired.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅕ recipe Calories: 173 Fat: 7.7 g Carbohydrates: 13.7 g Sodium: 106 mg Fiber: 3.4 g Protein: 14.3 g Cholesterol: 28 mg

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