Chicken, Lemon and Olive Tagine

    Chicken, Lemon and Olive Tagine


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    This is a great beginner's meal as it is so easy; chicken, spices, preserved lemon and green olives combine together to create this Moroccan style stew.

    Serves: 6 

    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 onions, diced
    • 2 teaspoons ground paprika
    • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 50g fresh coriander, diced
    • 6 chicken breasts cut into large cubes
    • 150g green olives, stone removed
    • 2 preserved lemons, cut into wedges
    • 1 pinch pepper, to taste
    • 150ml water

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:1hour30min  ›  Ready in:1hour50min 

    1. In a large saucepan heat the oil over medium heat.
    2. Add onions and sauté until soft. Stir in all the spices, diced chicken, green olives and preserved lemon quarters. Season with pepper.
    3. Pour in water and simmer over low heat for 1 1/2 hours. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
    4. Serve warm with couscous or fresh bread.

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    , I'm not sure whether to cook this recipe the picture looks nothing like the ingredients listed. Black Olives, Chicken Legs, Zucchini? - 01 Sep 2012

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