Moroccan Chicken with Tomatoes and Chickpeas

In Morocco, a traditional tagine is a stew cooked at very low temperatures so the meat has time to become very tender.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 cans (14.5) diced tomatoes
  • 2 cans (15 oz.) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • ½ tsp. ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1 chicken (3 lbs.), cut into 8 pieces
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves

Directions

  • Heat olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Sauté onions until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and sauté 1 minute.
  • Stir in tomatoes, chickpeas, broth, paprika, ginger, turmeric, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil and add chicken. Return to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is cooked through.
  • Garnish with cilantro before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 cans (14.5) diced tomatoes
  • 2 cans (15 oz.) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • ½ tsp. ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1 chicken (3 lbs.), cut into 8 pieces
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves

Directions

  • Heat olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Sauté onions until softened, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and sauté 1 minute.
  • Stir in tomatoes, chickpeas, broth, paprika, ginger, turmeric, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil and add chicken. Return to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until chicken is cooked through.
  • Garnish with cilantro before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories400
Total Fat16g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Cholesterol70mg
Sodium890mg
Total Carbohydrate32g
Dietary Fiber9g
Sugars8g
Protein31g