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So you would like to know how to make Moroccan chicken tajine recipe! It is not hard, follow the steps below and enjoy your own creation. Check our books section as well!

moroccan chicken tajine

1 free range chicken weighing about 1.25kg cut into 6 pieces
2 tbspns olive oil
1 large onion thinly sliced
5 cloves garlic peeled and crushed
25mm piece fresh ginger grated
2 pinches saffron threads crumbled
1 tbspns caraway seeds
1 1/2 tbspns ground cumin
1 tspns paprika
1/4 tspns cayenne pepper
150ml hot water
1 preserved lemon (qv) finely chopped
large hanful coriander coarsely chopped
225 black olives rinsed
salt and freshly ground black pepper

for the couscous
275g pre cooked couscous
1 tbspns olive oil
300ml hot chicken broth or water

Heat the oil in a large ovenproof saucepan and saute the onion until translucent.
Add the garlic ginger and spices and saute together briefly until aromatic.
Add the chicken pieces and turn them around with a spatula for 23 minutes to coat them in the spices.
Add the hot water and the preserved lemon with some seasoning.
Cover and either simmer for 50 minutes or cook in the oven preheated to 160 C/325F/gas3 for 1 hour.
Add the coriander and the olives to the pan and simmer for 1o more minutes or return to the oven for 15 minutes more.
Half an hour before serving prepare the couscous: spread it in a large attractive gratin dish add the oil with some salt and the broth or water.
Mix and let it stand for 15 minutes.
Fluff it a little with a fork and place in the oven with the chicken for 5 minutes just to warm it through.

This Recipe Serves 4

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