One of the simplest throw-together meals, this chicken tagine is likely to become one of your go-to favourites.
Tagines often refer to the cookware originating from North Africa that is traditionally made from clay or ceramic. It can also mean a delicious, slow-cooked dish that is stew-like and contains a mix of meat and vegetables.
And if you don’t like chicken, you can easily substitute your favourite sort of meat in the recipe below.
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Easy Moroccan chicken tagine
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- 2 white onions
- 500g boneless chicken thighs
- 2 sweet potatoes
- 4 tbsp Cook with M&S Moroccan paste
- 500g M&S Italian tomato pasta sauce
- 300g couscous
- 4 tbsp Greek yoghurt
- 15g coriander
- 50g pistachios
- Slice the white onions. Each thigh cut into 6 chunks. Dice the sweet potatoes into 2cm cubes. Chop the coriander. Crush the pistachios.
- Heat the oil in a deep frying pan on a medium heat. Add the onions with a pinch of salt and cook gently for 15 minutes, until caramelised.
- Add the chicken and sweet potatoes to the pan, then continue to cook for 10 minutes, until the chicken starts to colour.
- Add the Cook with M&S Moroccan paste to the pan and mix in so that the ingredients are fully coated. Next, add the tomato sauce and 200ml of water, and cook for 10 minutes.
- Serve the tagine on a bed of couscous, finished with Greek yoghurt, chopped coriander and crushed pistachios.
Recipe by Chris Baber courtesy of marksandspencer.com
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