Chicken Tagine


Chicken Tagine Recipe

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Chicken Tagine Recipe

This easy chicken tagine recipe is exactly what you need if you are new to a tagine dish or have never made tagine before. It is a good recipe for beginners or those who only recently bought a tagine or tajine. Couscous might be the national dish of Morocco but tagine is the most popular and also the place where the tagine dish originated.


chicken tagine recipe


A tajine or tagine is a North African dish, named after the earthenware pot in which it is cooked. Tagine is also commonly known as maraq or marqa. From our research, we came to learn that chicken tagine is common in Morocco, whereas chicken tagine is common in Algiers. The oven-baked version is also spicier that the chicken tagine recipe.


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Recipe Info


Yield

Serves: 8

Nutrition

Calories: 680
Carbs: 39g
Fat: 19g
Protein: 28g

Cooking Times


15 min
Preparation Time
0 Hours and 15 Minutes
70 min
Cook Time
1 Hours and 10 Minutes
85 min
Total Time
1 Hours and 25 Minutes

Preparation


Ingredients

Directions

  1. Soak the chickpeas overnight in water, if they are not of the soft variety.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk in the salt, ginger, pepper, oil, garlic, and lemon juice.
  3. Poke holes in the chicken using a fork. Brush the chicken with a little of the spice mix and pour the lemon mix over the chicken. Cover with plastic wrap and allow the chicken to marinade for at leat 2 hours.
  4. Drain the chickpeas and boil it in salted water for 15 minutes. Drain and rinse well.
  5. Heat a large pot or a tagine over medium heat and add the marinated chicken to the pot with 3 cups of water, salt, turmeric, ginger, parsley, 2 cloves garlic, cinnamon stick, and the butter.
  6. Simmer over low heat for 60 minutes, then remove the chicken pieces and set them aside.
  7. Mix the cornstarch with a little water and add with the chickpeas to the pot or tagine where you removed the chicken. Cook for 5 minutes, or until the sauce thickens.
  8. Add the chicken back to the pot and cook until heated. Serve warm and enjoy!

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Minki Swanson
My family love Moroccan food and we really enjoyed this chicken tagine recipe. We will buy a tagine soon. It is worth it. 5.00

Neil Ferguson
Great recipe. The image does not do the dish justice, but it is still a good and authentic chicken tagine recipe. 5.00

Cindy Hagel
I bought a tagine this weekend and tried both your oven version and this chicken tagine. Thank you, they are both delicious. See you soon again. 🥂 5.00

Patrick Sims
Delicious chicken tagin recipe. 5.00

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