Ultimate Moroccan Chicken

Ultimate Moroccan Chicken Recipe

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About Ultimate Moroccan Chicken Recipe:

This unique Moroccan chicken dish is patiently cooked for 4 hours, filled with aroma and flavor. It is a perfect combination of spices, onion, garlic cloves, tomato puree, and apricots. 

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Ingredients
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Ingredients for Ultimate Moroccan Chicken Recipe

  • As required Parsley
  • 5 inch cinnamon stick
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper seeds
  • 2 tablespoon chili flakes
  • 1.50 teaspoon Curcuma
  • 1 big size onion
  • 4-5 garlic cloves
  • As required Free range chicken
  • As required Cooking oil
  • 1 cup Tomato puree
  • As required A handful of dried apricots
Nutrition
  • 6g Fat(3.92%)
  • 11g Protein(7.49%)
  • 68g Carbs(48.38%)
  • 55g Fiber(39.11%)
  • Other(1.10%)
Current Totals
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MacroNutrients
  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber
Fats
  • Fat
Vitamins & Minerals
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc

* 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

Directions

How to Make Ultimate Moroccan Chicken Recipe

STEP 01

Marinate spices take the mortar and pestle and start by pounding the cinnamon stick, once it becomes a coarse powder, add the rest of the spices- salt, coriander, cumin, black pepper, chili flakes, and curcuma.

STEP 02

Cut the onions in half and then finely slice them, removing the upper layer. Bruise the garlic cloves and remove the shells. Simply dash the cloves and start chopping.

STEP 03

Take the chicken pieces and coat them well with the marinade spices (use half of the spices).

STEP 04

In a pan add 4-5 tbsp cooking oil and shallow fry the chicken pieces from both sides. If needed you can always add more oil.

STEP 05

And fry them until cooked and brown from both sides, now add the sliced onion and fry with the chicken and also add the chopped garlic and keep frying them.

STEP 06

Keep tossing and scooping the chicken pieces. Once the chicken is done transfer the chicken to a tray by brushing some oil

STEP 07

In the pan, the chicken was fried, add the tomato puree and keep tossing until it bubbles.

STEP 08

Add the puree to the chicken tray and then sprinkle the rest of the marinated spices and cook it on low flame by scooping and mixing the chicken pieces and gravy.

STEP 09

Cover it with the lid and let it cook for at least 2 hours.

STEP 10

Add dried apricots 45 mins before turning off the flame and slightly mix and again cover and let it cook for 45mins.

STEP 11

Transfer it to another big bowl or tray and top it with some freshly chopped parsley.

STEP 12

And you ultimate moroccan chicken is ready, you can have it with steamed rice or just the chicken is mouth-watering.