Moroccan Tagine of Chicken and Chickpeas

In Morocco, a traditional tagine is a stew cooked at very low temperatures so the meat has time to become very tender. This is a quicker version, using boneless chicken thighs.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs (3 oz. each), cut in chunks
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (15 oz.) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz.) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 tsp. ground paprika
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • ½ tsp. all-purpose seasoning
  • ½ tsp. ground turmeric
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro

Directions

  • Add chicken, broth, chickpeas, tomatoes, onion, carrot, garlic, paprika, ginger, seasoning, and turmeric to a large saucepan. Cook on medium-high for 10 to 12 minutes, stirring often. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in cilantro before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs (3 oz. each), cut in chunks
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (15 oz.) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz.) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 tsp. ground paprika
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • ½ tsp. all-purpose seasoning
  • ½ tsp. ground turmeric
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro

Directions

  • Add chicken, broth, chickpeas, tomatoes, onion, carrot, garlic, paprika, ginger, seasoning, and turmeric to a large saucepan. Cook on medium-high for 10 to 12 minutes, stirring often. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in cilantro before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories220
Total Fat7g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol70mg
Sodium610mg
Total Carbohydrate21g
Dietary Fiber7g
Sugars6g
Protein19g