Recipe ingredients and directions:

Chicken Tagine (Moroccan Chicken Stew)

Yield: 4 servings

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon ground turmeric

4 garlic cloves, finely chopped

2 chicken breast halves (about 3/4 pound), skinned

2 chicken drumsticks (about 1/2 pound), skinned

2 chicken thighs (about 1/2 pound), skinned

1/2 cup low-salt chicken broth

1/4 cup chopped green olives

1 tablespoon grated lemon rind

1-1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 (14-1/2-ounce) can plum tomatoes, undrained and chopped

4 cups hot cooked couscous

Cilantro sprigs (optional)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine first 5 ingredients in a

small bowl, and rub over chicken. Place chicken pieces in a 13 x

9-inch baking dish; add broth and the next 5 ingredients (broth

through tomatoes). Cover and bake at 400 degrees for 1 hour or

until chicken is done. Serve the tagine over couscous, and garnish

with cilantro sprigs, if desired. Yield: 4 servings (serving size:

4 ounces chicken, 1/2 cup tomato sauce, and 1 cup couscous).

Category: African Recipes