Tagine-style sticky chicken

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

30 min

Makes

4 Servings

Tagine-style sticky chicken

Photo by Roberto Caruso

You'll love this fragrant, mouth-watering Moroccan-inspired dish. Pair it with a cool chardonnay.


Ingredients

  • 562-mL can chickpeas , drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup pitted prunes , halved
  • 1/2 cup couscous
  • 1/2 cup pitted Spanish olives , sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves , minced
  • 2 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Stir chickpeas with prunes, couscous, olives, garlic and oregano in a 9 × 13-in. baking dish. Stir in wine, 1/4 cup water and 2 tbsp honey. Arrange chicken over chickpea mixture. Brush tops of chicken with remaining 2 tbsp honey.
  • Bake in centre of oven until chicken is light golden and cooked through, about 30 min. Sprinkle with parsley just before serving.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 511,
  • Protein
  • 31 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 74 g,
  • Fat
  • 10 g,
  • Fibre
  • 8 g,
  • Sodium
  • 682 mg.
Wine Pairings

The Yarra Valley produces some interesting chardonnays, and this one balances the sweet prunes and tangy olives of the dish. It’s ripe but doesn’t succumb to the palate-tiring pitfalls of many chardonnays from hotter climates. Our pick: Little Yering Chardonnay, Australia, $11.

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