Easy chicken tajine

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

6 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 284-mL can undiluted chicken broth
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 to 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 12-oz bag baby carrots , or 2 cups sliced carrots
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup whole or sliced green olives
  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breasts , or 12 skinless boneless thighs or a mix
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint , or green onions (optional)

Instructions

  • In a large wide saucepan, stir broth with juice, cumin, chili flakes, garlic and coriander. Add carrots, raisins, apricots and olives. Submerge chicken in liquid. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Then reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer, turning chicken occasionally, until it feels springy when pressed and carrots are fork-tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in mint.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 286,
  • Protein
  • 34.4 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 26.8 g,
  • Fat
  • 4.8 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3.2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 709 mg.

A tajine is a well-seasoned Moroccan stew usually served with couscous. Sounds fancy, but this version is a breeze to make and doesn’t call for any exotic ingredients.

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