Chicken Tagine

Tagine, tajine or tajin (TAH-jin) describes “any of various Moroccan stews featuring meat or poultry gently simmered with vegetables, olives, preserved lemons, garlic and spices, such as cumin, ginger, pepper, saffron and turmeric.
Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
23 minutes
4 - 6 servings

Cooking Connection


1 to 1 1/2 poundsboneless, skinless chicken thighs,


1eachmedium onion, coarsely chopped,

4clovesgarlic, minced,

2tablespoonsminced ginger,

1/2cupfinely chopped dried apricots,

2tablespoonsolive oil,

1 1/2teaspoonsground cumin,

1 1/2teaspoonsground coriander,

1cupdry white wine,

1can (10 1/2 ounce)condensed chicken broth,

1bag (2 ounce)whole almonds (1/3 cup),

1jar (3 ounce)pitted green olives,


1Trim and discard fat from chicken. Cut each thigh into quarters. Toss chicken with flour in a 1-gallon sealable plastic bag.

2Chop onion; chop garlic very finely to mince. Peel ginger; chop very finely to mince. Finely chop apricots and set aside.

3Heat oil in a large, deep skillet over Medium-High heat. Brown chicken 2 to 3 minutes per side. Reduce heat to Medium-Low; add onion, garlic and ginger to chicken. Sauté 5 minutes. Stir in cumin and coriander; sauté 1 more minute.

4Add wine; stir to scrape browned bits from bottom of skillet. Boil 2 to 3 minutes until thickened and reduced slightly. Stir in chicken broth, apricots, almonds and olives. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve while hot.

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