Moroccan Chicken Tagine with Chickpeas

Moroccan Chicken Tagine with Chickpeas


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A tagine is a Moroccan stew which often features chicken. Cinnamon adds a distinctively North African touch. A very easy and tasty dish.

Cathie Victoria, Australia

Serves: 4 

  • 2 kg chicken pieces
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups onions, diced
  • 1/2 cup spring onions, diced
  • 1 tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander, diced

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour10min 

  1. Heat the butter in a heavy frypan and brown the chicken in two batches, about 10 minutes. Set aside.
  2. To the frypan add the onions and spring onions. Cook until onions are tender, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in chickpeas, water, garlic, ginger, salt and pepper, cinnamon and red pepper. Return the chicken to the pan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, 45 minutes. Stir in coriander and serve.

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