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Chicken Tagine
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A traditional, hearty Moroccan dish of chicken, olives, and spices.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 70 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 8 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 122.3
Total Carbs 4.1 g
Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
Sugars 1.1 g
Total Fat 6.2 g
Saturated Fat 1.2 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Potassium 206.9 mg
Protein 12.3 g
Sodium 274.3 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 1 Meat , 1 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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2 each  boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 each  boneless skinless chicken thighs
0 1/4 tsp  salt
0 1/4 tsp  black pepper
1 tsp  olive oil
1 cup  fresh chopped onion
2 each  medium garlic cloves
0 3/4 cup  low sodium chicken broth
6 oz  canned green olives
1 tsp  ground cinnamon
0 1/2 tsp  ground ginger
1 tsp  lemon zest
2 tbsp  fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp  fresh cilantro
1 tbsp  chopped parsley
  1. Season chicken on both sides with salt and pepper.
  2. In large pot or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high.
  3. Place chicken in pot, cook 3 minutes per side or until chicken is browned.
  4. Remove chicken from pot, set aside.
  5. Peel and chop garlic cloves.
  6. Add onion and garlic to pot. Sauté 30 seconds, stirring continually.
  7. Return chicken to pot, add broth, cinnamon, and ginger.
  8. Drain olives. Add to pot. Mix well.
  9. Bring to boil, cover, reduce heat to low, simmer 45 minutes.
  10. Turn chicken, continue cooking uncovered 15 minutes.
  11. Remove chicken from pot using slotted spoon, place on serving platter.
  12. Using same pot, combine lemon zest, lemon juice, cilantro, and parsley. Cook for 30 seconds.
  13. Serve sauce over chicken or on side.

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