Chicken Tagine - Authentic Moroccan recipe

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Jun. 08, 2023

Chicken tagine is a popular Moroccan dish that is cooked in a special pot called a tagine. It is a slow-cooked stew made with chicken, vegetables, and a combination of aromatic spices. The dish gets its name from the cooking vessel, the tagine, which is a shallow clay or ceramic pot with a conical lid. In this recipe, a marinade of harissa, olive oil, minced garlic, salt pepper, the pulp of preserved lemons, garlic cumin powder, parsley and saffron water is made and chicken is marinated in this. Onion and spices are added to the tagine and cooked for a while before the chicken is added with all of the marinade. This is cooked for a while till the chicken is tender. Beans, olives the skin of the lemons are added a cooked for a little while longer. The result is a flavorful and aromatic stew with tender chicken and vegetables. Chicken tagine is often served with couscous, rice, or bread. It's a delicious and comforting dish that showcases the rich culinary traditions of Morocco.


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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 75 Minutes
Ready In: 75 Minutes
Servings: 4