Moroccan Chicken and Vegetables

Moroccan Chicken and Vegetables

Posted 2013-10-26 by elysefollow
This is a rustic dish that is full of flavour. I was inspired for this one after watching Nigella make a tagine. I didn't have the right ingredients so I just chucked in what I had in my cupboard and this is what came out. My fiance loved it so I have kept cooking it!

You can also make this a vegetarian dish by omitting the chicken and adding eggplant and zucchini instead.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes on the stove 45 minutes in the oven
Makes: 4 servings


Chicken and Vegetables-
300g Chicken thigh fillet
1 large potato thickly diced
1 large carrot thickly diced
Large chunk of pumpkin thickly diced
1/2 large sweet potato
1/4 cup finely diced red capsicum
1/2 onion
1/4 cup finely diced spring onion
1 tbl fresh garlic mined
1 tsp minced ginger
1 chicken stock cube

Cous Cous-
2 cups cous cous
boiling water
1 tsp olive oil
1 tsp margarine

Chicken and vegetables-
  • Pre heat oven to 180 degrees celsius.
  • Heat oil in a heavy based, ovenproof pan. (I use a cast iron french pan)

  • Add capsicum and onion, then add spring onion and garlic.

  • Add ginger and stir, then add chicken and cook until chicken is sealed, but not cooked through.

  • Add potato, carrot, sweet potato and pumpkin and stir to combine.

  • Add moroccan seasoning and coat chicken and vegetables well. Then add chicken stock mixed with a small amount of boiling water.

  • Bake with lid on the pan for approx 45 min until vegetables are tender.

  • Cous Cous - Prepare cous cous just before chicken and vegetables are ready to come out of the oven.
  • Pour cous cous into a container and add boiling water to cover 1cm above the cous cous.

  • Add olive oil, then put lid on and leave for 5 mins.
  • Once cous cous has absorbed water, add margarine and use a folk to rake cous cous and make fluffy.

  • Serve cous cous with chicken vegetables on top and enjoy

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