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Fast chicken tagine recipe

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The Middle Eastern Food Kitchen (The home of delicious Middle Eastern Food Recipes) invites you to try Fast chicken tagine recipe. Enjoy quick & easy Middle Eastern food and learn how to make Fast chicken tagine. 

This chicken dish is quick, easy and full of flavour!

Ingredients (serves 4)

1kg chicken thigh fillets, halved
3 tbs chermoula spice mix or paste (see note)
2 tbs olive oil
1 onion, thinly sliced
3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 lemon, thinly sliced
100g blanched almonds
140g green olives
1 cup (250ml) chicken stock
Couscous and chopped coriander, to serve


Toss chicken with half the spice mix. Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic, stirring, for 2-3 minutes until softened. Remove and set aside.

Add chicken to pan and cook over medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes each side until golden. Add lemon, nuts, olives, stock and remaining spice mix. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked. Serve with couscous and coriander.


Chermoula spice mix or paste is available from delis and gourmet shops.

delicious. – March 2008, Page 80
Recipe by Valli Little

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