Moroccan Chicken Recipes

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May 13, 2018

Moroccan Chicken Tagine and bowl of couscousThis is a hearty and healthy Moroccan stew that's easy to make. It's packed full of veggies and protein, and can be served on a bed of couscous or mopped up with pieces of bread. This tagine uses preserved lemons to create its one-of-a-kind complex flavour. I've attached my recipe for the lemons below.


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Link: Moroccan Preserved Lemons Recipe


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 6 pieces
  • 1 carrot, rough chopped
  • 1 summer squash, rough chopped (can use any squash)
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, rough chopped
  • 2 large roma tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/4 cup cooked chick peas
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp raw ginger, crushed
  • 1 Tbsp sweet paprika powder
  • 1 tsp coriander seed powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp allspice (or cinnamon)
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 preserved lemon


  1. Heat oil in pan over medium heat. Add onion and cook a couple minutes until softened.
  2. chopped onions cooking in pan

  3. Add garlic, ginger, and chicken pieces. Fry until chicken is no longer pink on all sides.
  4. chicken added to onions
  5. Add enough water to cover the chicken, then all the spices. Scoop out the flesh of the preserved lemon and add to the pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 15 minutes.
  6. preserved lemon added to chicken
  7. Slice up the skin of the preserved lemon and set aside.
  8. preserved cut lemon peels
  9. Add all the vegetables and chickpeas to the pot. Cover and cook for 20 minutes.
  10. tomatoes and other vegetables added to chicken

  11. Remove lid, add strips of preserved lemon skin to the pot, cover and cook another 10 minutes. Serve with couscous or bread.
  12. lemon peel added to pan

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