Moroccan Chicken Tagine
About the Dish:
Moroccan Chicken Tagine is a traditional Moroccan dish that is full of rich flavors and aromatic spices. This slow-cooked dish features tender chicken, juicy tomatoes, earthy spices, and a hint of sweetness from dried fruits. The combination of ingredients creates a complex and delicious flavor profile that will transport you to the vibrant streets of Morocco.
|Canned tomatoes||1 can|
|Chicken broth||1 cup|
|Dried apricots||1/2 cup|
- Step 1: Heat a large tagine or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the chicken thighs and cook until browned on both sides, about 5 minutes per side. Remove the chicken from the pot and set aside.
- Step 2: In the same pot, add the chopped onion, minced garlic, and grated ginger. Cook until the onion is translucent and the garlic is fragrant, about 5 minutes.
- Step 3: Add the cumin, cinnamon, paprika, turmeric, salt, and pepper to the pot. Stir well to coat the onions and garlic in the spices.
- Step 4: Return the chicken thighs to the pot and add the canned tomatoes and chicken broth. Bring the liquid to a simmer, then reduce the heat to low. Cover the pot and let the dish simmer for 1 hour, or until the chicken is tender and cooked through.
- Step 5: During the last 10 minutes of cooking, add the dried apricots, raisins, and almonds to the pot. Stir well to combine.
- Step 6: Once the chicken is cooked and the dried fruits and nuts are heated through, remove the pot from the heat. Sprinkle fresh parsley over the top of the dish as a garnish.
- Step 7: Serve the Moroccan Chicken Tagine hot with couscous or crusty bread to soak up the delicious sauce.