Moroccan Lemon Chicken with Summer Squash and Green Olives:
This meal explodes with 8 different spices of flavor; cumin, ginger, cinnamon, black pepper, allspice, salt, cayenne, and lemon zest and juice all combined with olive oil to make a wet rub to put on both sides of the chicken which then becomes blackened in the skillet.
I am not a fan of green olives, but this meal would have only been at about 68% of it's potential without them. They added so much different flavor that was both unexpected and delightful at the same time.
I've always liked summer squash but for the first time in my life I noticed how wonderfully sweet it is. I guess that's what happens after two weeks when a sugar-a-holic quits cold turkey.
|Yes, those are onions, and yes, I did eat them. Although not happily...|