If you've already tasted the Moroccan chicken tagine, chances are you'll love this dish! And if you don't know it yet, this is really worth a try.

With the tagine, a traditional cooking pot from North Africa, you can prepare the most delicious dishes.

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Recipe: how to make Moroccan Chicken Tajine? Typical North African dish Traditional cooking pot with chicken thighs


- 2 tbsp smoked paprika

- 3 tsp ground cumin

- 2 tsp cayenne pepper

- 2 tsp ground ginger

- 2 tsp ground coriander

- 2 tsp ground cinnamon

- 1 lemon

- 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped

- 8 chicken thighs with or without bone

- Salt and ground black pepper

- 4 tbsp olive oil

- 1 large yellow onion, cut into arcs

- 1 chicken stock cube

- 2 tablespoons of honey

- 2 large carrots, peeled and cut crosswise into thick slices

- 150 gr green olives, pitted and halved

- 2 tbsp fresh chopped coriander

Preparation :

  1. Place the chicken in a bowl and add the above mentioned spices and the minced garlic.
  2. Cut the onion into rings and carrots into long slices.
  3. Add the chicken to a pan with the olive oil and fry for about 10 minutes until nicely browned on all sides.
  4. Add the onions, carrots and olives in between and fry for a while
  5. You can now put the chicken and vegetables in a tagine or just leave it in the pan. Add a crumbled cube of chicken stock and then let everything simmer on a low heat for 35 minutes with the lid on.
  6. Finely chop the coriander and serve over the tagine when you are going to serve along with the lemon.

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