Moroccan Chicken Tagine

Tagines are stews that meld sweet and savory flavors. For distinctive color and flavor, add saffron to the tagine. Release the full flavor of the saffron by crushing its threads before adding to the tagine.

Serves: 6
10 mins Prep time 35 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
35 mins Cook time
  • Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 8 minutes or until browned, turning once. Remove chicken from skillet

  • Stir onions into skillet; cook and stir on medium heat 5 minutes or until golden brown. Add roasted cinnamon, ginger, cumin, garlic powder, sea salt and saffron, if desired. Stir in tomatoes and honey. Return chicken to skillet. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes. Stir in raisins; cover and simmer 10 minutes longer or until chicken is cooked through

  • Serve with cooked couscous, if desired. Garnish with toasted slivered almonds and chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

Cooking tip

• Add 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Gourmet Spanish Saffron, crushed, if desired.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • Calories: 245Cholesterol: 54mg
  • Sodium: 656mgProtein: 16g
  • Total Fat: 9gFiber: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 25g

Ratings & Reviews: 1

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  • Kelly on 09/15/2014

    OUTSTANDING!! I added a can of chickpeas (drained and rinsed) and a 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots. Except for the spices, this recipe is exactly like the "Easy Moroccan Chicken". I found that the Gourmet Collection Moroccan Seasoning has more "bite" to it and the cinnamon content may be a little overwhelming. But personally I like to have more control over my spices anyways. The Moroccan Seasoning is great for someone who doesn't want or like to fiddle with their spices.

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