Chicken Tagine With Apricots And Pistachios Recipe

Chicken Tagine with Apricots and Pistachios is a flavorful Moroccan dish that combines tender chicken with the sweetness of dried apricots and the crunch of pistachios. The chicken is slow-cooked in a fragrant blend of spices, including cinnamon, cumin, and ginger, creating a rich and aromatic sauce. The apricots add a natural sweetness, while the pistachios provide a delightful texture. This dish is perfect for a special occasion or a cozy family dinner.

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Ingredients for Chicken Tagine With Apricots And Pistachios Recipe

  • 1/4 pound Chicken Pieces
  • 1/4 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.13 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 0.38 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.13 tablespoon Fresh Ginger, Grated
  • 0.13 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 0.13 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 0.13 teaspoon Paprika
  • 0.13 cup Chicken Broth
  • 0.13 cup Dried Apricots
  • 1/4 tablespoon Honey
  • 0.06 cup Pistachios, Shelled
  • as per your need Fresh Cilantro Or Parsley, For Garnish

Directions: Chicken Tagine With Apricots And Pistachios Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large tagine or a heavy-bottomed pot, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  • STEP 2.Add the chicken pieces and brown them on all sides until golden.
  • STEP 3.Remove the chicken from the pot and set aside.
  • STEP 4.In the same pot, add the onions, garlic, ginger, cinnamon, cumin, and paprika. Cook until the onions are soft and fragrant.
  • STEP 5.Return the chicken to the pot and add the chicken broth, apricots, and honey. Stir well to combine.
  • STEP 6.Cover the pot and simmer for about 1 hour, or until the chicken is tender and cooked through.
  • STEP 7.In the last 10 minutes of cooking, add the pistachios and stir gently.
  • STEP 8.Serve the chicken tagine with couscous or rice, garnished with fresh cilantro or parsley.

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, marinate the chicken in the spice mixture for a few hours or overnight before cooking.
  • If you don't have a tagine, you can use a Dutch oven or any heavy-bottomed pot with a lid.
  • Adjust the sweetness by adding more or less honey, depending on your preference.
  • To make the dish spicier, add a pinch of cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the chicken tagine in a pot over low heat, adding a splash of water or broth to prevent it from drying out.
  • Serve the chicken tagine with warm couscous or rice, and a side of roasted vegetables or a fresh salad.
Nutrition
value
171
calories per serving
6 g Fat14 g Protein14 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    6g
  • Protein
    14g
  • Carbs
    14g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    14g
  • Protein
    14g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    6g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    65mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    76mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    17mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    8mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    35mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    107mg
  • Selenium
    11mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp