Chicken Tagine

Chicken Tagine

A traditional, hearty Moroccan dish of chicken, olives and spices. Recipe provided by dLife.


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  • 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, about 1 1/2 lbs

  • 2 chicken legs, raw, about 12 ozs total, skinless

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, to taste (optional)

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 1 cup fresh chopped onion

  • 2 medium garlic cloves, minced

  • 3/4 cup low sodium chicken broth

  • 6 oz. Lindsay® Spanish Manzanilla Olives Stuffed with Red Peppers, drained

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon peel

  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, minced

  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley


Cooking Directions

  1. Season chicken on both sides with salt and pepper.

  2. In large pot or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high.

  3. Place chicken in pot, cook 3 minutes per side or until chicken is browned.

  4. Remove chicken from pot, set aside.

  5. Combine onion and garlic in pot. Sauté 30 seconds, stirring continually.

  6. Return chicken to pot, add broth, olives, cinnamon, and ginger.

  7. Bring to boil, cover, reduce heat to low. Simmer 45 minutes.

  8. Turn chicken over. Continue cooking, uncovered, 15 minutes.

  9. Remove chicken from pot using slotted spoon, place on serving platter.

  10. Using same pot, combine lemon rind, lemon juice, cilantro, and parsley. Sauté for 30 seconds.

  11. Serve sauce over chicken or on side.

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Nutrition

  • Calories122
  • Fat6g
  • Protein12g
  • Cholesterol40mg
  • Total Carbs4g
  • Fiber1g

Percent (%) Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your calorie needs.

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