Slow Cooker Chicken Tagine

Slow Cooker Chicken Tagine
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2 Reviews
Tagine is a Moroccan stew often served over couscous. This one is made with chicken, vegetables and spices.
15 min
Prep Time
5:15
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

1/2 cup
dried apricots, cut into fourths
1/4 cup
raisins
1 (15-ounce) can
garbanzo beans, rinsed, drained
1 medium (1/2 cup)
onion, sliced
1 medium (1 cup)
red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
3 medium
carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 tablespoon
white wine vinegar or cider vinegar
2 teaspoons
paprika
1 teaspoon
ground coriander
3/4 teaspoon
ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/2 teaspoon
ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
1 1/4 pounds
boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
1 1/4 cups
chicken broth
2 tablespoons
cornstarch
 
Hot cooked couscous, if desired

Directions

  1. Place apricots, raisins, beans, onion, bell pepper and carrots in slow cooker. Sprinkle with vinegar, paprika, coriander, cumin, salt and cinnamon.
  2. Melt butter in 12-inch skillet until sizzling; add chicken strips. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 4-5 minutes or until is chicken browned. Add chicken to slow cooker. Pour 1 cupchicken broth over ingredients in slow cooker.
  3. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5-6 hours, or on High heat setting 3-4 hours or until chicken is tender. Remove chicken from slow cooker; keep warm.
  4. Combine remaining 1/4 cup chicken broth and cornstarch in bowl; stir with whisk until well mixed. Stir into mixture in slow cooker. Return chicken to slow cooker. Cover; cook on High heat setting 20-30 minutes or until juice is thickened.
  5. Serve chicken mixture with hot cooked couscous, if desired.

Recipe Tips

Dried Turkish apricots come whole rather than halved. They’re moister and sweeter than the more common California dried apricots. Either version of the Vitamin A rich fruit will work well in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving (without couscous))

Calories
360
Cholesterol
85mg
Carbohydrates
38g
Protein
33g
Fat
8g
Sodium
590mg
Dietary Fiber
6g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

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This was a very simple recipe to make. I loved the flavors.

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I have made this recipe three times and wowed my guests each time. The flavor is awesome, the recipe is easy and the results are wonderful.

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