Moroccan Chicken With Chermoula Djaj Mchermel Recipe

This Moroccan chicken with chermoula djaj mchermel is a flavorful and aromatic dish that is perfect for special occasions or a weeknight dinner. The chicken is marinated in a fragrant blend of spices, herbs, and lemon juice, then roasted to perfection. The result is tender and juicy chicken with a rich and complex flavor. Serve this dish with couscous or rice for a complete Moroccan meal.

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2hr 5minstotal
20minsPrep
1hr 45minsCook
2hr 5m.total
20m.Prep
1hr 45m.Cook
Moroccan Chicken With Chermoula Djaj Mchermel
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Ingredients for Moroccan Chicken With Chermoula Djaj Mchermel Recipe

  • 1 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Cilantro Leaves
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Parsley Leaves
  • 1 cloves Cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 tablespoon Paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Coriander
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.06 teaspoon Black Pepper

Directions: Moroccan Chicken With Chermoula Djaj Mchermel Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a blender or food processor, combine cilantro, parsley, garlic, lemon juice, paprika, cumin, coriander, salt, and pepper. Blend until smooth.
  • STEP 2.Place the chicken pieces in a large bowl and pour the chermoula marinade over them. Toss to coat evenly.
  • STEP 3.Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight to allow the flavors to develop.
  • STEP 4.Preheat the oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • STEP 5.Transfer the marinated chicken pieces to the prepared baking sheet, leaving any excess marinade in the bowl.
  • STEP 6.Roast the chicken in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until cooked through and golden brown.
  • STEP 7.Serve the Moroccan chicken with couscous or rice and garnish with fresh cilantro and lemon wedges.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use bone-in chicken pieces for extra flavor and juiciness.
  • For a spicier version, add a chopped chili pepper or a pinch of cayenne pepper to the chermoula marinade.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the chicken in the oven or microwave until heated through.
  • Serve the Moroccan chicken with couscous or rice and a side of roasted vegetables or salad.
Nutrition
value
182
calories per serving
14 g Fat2 g Protein12 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    14g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    12g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    12g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    14g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    42mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    19mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    27mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    19mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    29mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    41mg
  • Selenium
    1mcg
  • 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