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Moroccan Chicken Tagine

Enjoy and do not forget to share your food with those in need.

By Dina Samaha / 3 Sep 2013

This chicken tagine is simple and perfect for your busy day. Also, the children will love it.

If you like the distinctly Moroccan flavors, try this recipe. It’s easy to prepare and cook.

Enjoy the tagine!

Serve with cooked cous cous or rice.


2 tablespoons olive oil

8 boneless skinless chicken thighs, halved if large

1 onion, chopped

2 garlic cloves, crushed

2 teaspoons fresh gingerroot, grated

2/3 cup chicken stock

1 pinch saffron or 1 pinch turmeric

1/2 teaspoon cumin, cinnamon

1 tablespoon honey

4 carrots, cut into sticks

Salt & freshly ground black pepper

1 ounce parsley, roughly chopped


Heat the oil in a large, wide pan with a lid, add the chicken, then fry quickly until lightly coloured.

Add the onion, garlic and ginger, then fry for a further 2 minutes

Add the stock, saffron, honey and carrots, season, then stir well.

Bring to the boil, cover tightly, then simmer for 30 minutes until the chicken is tender.

Uncover and increase the heat for about 5 minutes to reduce the sauce a little.

Sprinkle with parsley .


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