Walnut Chicken with Bulgur Pilaf - Microwave

Servings 4


  • 1-1/2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into 1" cubes
  • 1 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 cup onions chopped
  • 1 cup carrots diced small
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. caraway seeds
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 4 tbsp. chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 3/4 cup #3 coarse Bulgur Wheat
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp. chopped mint


  • Season the cubed chicken breast with the vegetable oil, salt and pepper. Arrange the seasoned chicken cubes on a 10" plate. Cover tightly with plastic wrap. Microwave on high for 3 minutes. Stir, then microwave for an additional 2 minutes. Place the diced onions, diced carrots, cumin and caraway seeds with 1/4 cup of the chicken broth into a 2-quart microwave container. Cook covered on high for 3 minutes, until onions are translucent and carrots are tender. Add the remaining chicken broth, walnuts, raisins, bulgur wheat and cinnamon. Microwave covered on high for 3 minutes. Add the reserved chicken chunks and microwave for an additional 1 minute or until chicken is fully cooked. Sprinkle with chopped mint.