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Wednesday, November 21 2012

A tagine is a Moroccan stew made with dried fruit and an array of spices. This easy slow cooker recipe recreates the exotic dish with chicken, apricots, and raisins. The spice combination includes cumin, ginger cinnamon, and pepper.


Chicken Tagine
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Servings: 8 servings
       boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 1-3/4 pounds total), cut into 1-inch pieces
     large  onions, halved and thinly sliced
     large  carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
    1/2  cup  raisins
    1/2  cup  dried apricots, coarsely chopped
     cups  chicken broth
     tablespoons  tomato paste
     tablespoons  lemon juice
     tablespoons  flour
     teaspoons  garlic salt
    1-1/2  teaspoons  ground cumin
    1-1/2  teaspoons  ground ginger
     teaspoon  ground cinnamon
    3/4  teaspoon  black pepper
     cups  couscous, cooked
        Toasted pine nuts for garnish, optional
In a 6-quart slow cooker, layer chicken, onions, carrots, raisins and apricots.
In a medium-size bowl, whisk chicken broth, tomato paste, lemon juice, flour, garlic salt, cumin, ginger, cinnamon and black pepper. Pour over chicken and vegetables.
Cook 5 hours on HIGH heat or 8 hours on LOW heat.
Serve over cooked couscous. Garnish with toasted pine nuts, if desired.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 415, Total Fat 7 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 98 mg, Sodium 794 mg, Carbohydrate 61 g, Fiber 5 g, Protein 28 g. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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