I have this prepped in the crock pot and ready to go for tomorrow!! I wouldn’t change a thing or it won’t be the same recipe at all (this tagine needs the fruit and olives). Serves me right…I’d borrowed his long enough for him to finally get me my own. Want to make after work and won’t have the 6 hours. This recipe was delicious and easy to make. I’ll be adding it to the menu plan for next week for sure. The flavor was delicious but the chicken was dry and I even reduced the cooking time by one hour. Not a successful conversion to instant pot, I’m afraid!!!! In this stew the prunes will almost disappear, leaving behind their sweetness that also masks some of the brininess of the olives. Traditionally tagines are cooked slowly and this slow cooker chicken tagine was the perfect excuse to get my slow cooker out again. If cooking in a Traditional Tagine, do as above & cook SLOWLY over gas or barbeque for about 2-3 hours. https://thehappyfoodie.co.uk/recipes/moroccan-chicken-one-pot We had it with brown rice and it was great like that too! I served it with crusty bread and everyone was satisfied. 23 %, , chopped into large chunks (or assorted chicken pieces, about 3 lbs). Thanks! Is it my crock pot or the recipe? Holy camoli! In 6-quart slow cooker, combine squash, tomatoes, onion, garlic, beans, broth, and raisins. Sure, high pressure 25 min. This is SO. Perfect for a chilly night. I cooked this in a cooking bag at 325 for 1 hr 15 ( I can line up a few bags and cook for the week at one time). I made this yesterday. Your email address will not be published. Usually the sub for 1/2 cup olives is 2 – 3 tablespoons of capers. Thanks Gina for another culinary adventure. The olive bar olives really made the dish stand out. Maybe that altered the flavor. The olives are easy to pick out for non-olive lovers! Serve it over whole-wheat couscous with lemon wedges, fresh cilantro, or some chopped pistachios or almonds for a complete meal. Can I use apricots or raisins instead of prunes? I haven’t tried it yet, but if you do let me know how it works out. I’m not much of a cook, but have had great success. My fiancé and I first discovered this deeeeeeelicoius dish in Fez Morocco over 10 year ago. I’ll definitely be making it again – I’m 25 pounds into a 45 pound loss and I could not have done it without this site! How long would you cook this for in the oven instead of slow cooker? Set the chicken aside and add onions and garlic to the pan. This looks good but I don’t think my family would eat the prunes or olives. I made modifications based on what I had on hand, but this was delicious! But my biggest issue was that the cumin flavor was overwhelming. I’m thinking of making it again and this time will dice up the olives and let them become part of the sauce. I think the spices in this recipe are out of proportion, but oddly, except for the cumin flavor, I’d describe the favor as bland, like it needed an acid to balance it out, maybe bc my canned olives did not do it’s job? I’m Heather K. Jones. If you are doubling, I would double everything. This slow cooker is so great, I actually own several! I hope you love this dish as much as I do! Thanks for a great recipe!! We loved it this way! This is the third time that I have made this recipe. Added 1 tsp coriander to add a slightly lemony flavor, added more carrots, more garlic, 3 stalks of celery chopped, and a red bell pepper chopped. *. Add herbs,spices & finely chopped ginger with salt & pepper to taste. Chicken, prunes, olives, carrots, onions, garlic and ginger are slow-cooked with Moroccan spices to create a flavorful and fragrant dish that you’ll want to make again and again. Our house smelled so good. THANKS! This was so easy to throw in the crock pot and simply superb. I know this was last year so you already made it, but I’m making this dish and I don’t currently have prunes, so I am using apricot preserves to give it a bit of the sweetness. We absolutely loved the food in Morocco, and I gladly ordered a tagine dish at every single meal! if you froze the leftovers how long would they last? My husband, who is more of a meat-and-potatoes-guy, loves it, too. I tried it twice, once as written, and again with double the amount of liquid, and both times, it burned. Get recipes & exclusive content via email: You can unsubscribe anytime by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of emails you receive. Made this tonight, and served it on riced cauliflower. I made a few slight adjustments to this recipe and LOVE the outcome! Would you still put the flour in the instant pot or would you thicken it after? Place the chicken, onions, apricots and raisins into a slow cooker. Thank you for this recipe! Do you think dried dates would work? Came out very tender. So easy and so flavorful. My husband said that I can make this recipe anytime. I browned the chicken thighs before adding everything else to the pot. Since I don’t have a slow cooker, how can I make this in a regular pot? This recipe is .a keeper. First of all, the recipe says add a cup of chicken broth. It’s also so easy to make for an amateur cook like me. It is great all year around - served with flat breads or pitta breads & assorted salads in spring & summer or served with hot fluffy & fruity couscous, assorted chutneys or pickles in the depths of winter. I don’t think it’s even risky to say, “try it, you’ll like it”. Could I use pork? I did flip the chicken over halfway through the cooking time so both sides cooked in the broth. While it may taste exotic, you can make this traditional Moroccan stew with the spices found at your local grocery store — and your trusty slow cooker, of course. I wasted all those ingredients and I expected an explosion of flavor with all those spices. Not a fan of olives. My daughter said it’s in her TOP 3 favorites ever! Served over cauliflower rice sautéed in olive oil with a bit of salt and pepper. Complimented the meal perfectly! Thanks for the recipe! Hi Jen, I haven’t yet made this recipe (I was reading reviews because I am making it tonight in my InstantPot), but I have a couple other recipes where I use bone-in thighs for 6 hours and that is usually plenty of time. Will this be okay if left on keep warm for ~5 hours? My 4.5 year old twins LOVED THIS! But I would cook the dish with olives (for flavor) but take them out before serving. Totally took us back to our honeymoon in Moroccan. Topped with cilantro and a squeeze of lemon. Do you think this can work on high for 3 hours?? So much so that we barely had leftovers. I am not sure what the dried prunes added to the dish as they didn’t seem to offer a lot of flavor to the chicken. This Slow Cooker Chicken and Chick Pea Tagine is packed with those earthy and sweetly spiced Moroccan flavors and it will leave you craving more. It was delicious! So many warm, flavorful spices exploding in your mouth! Thank you! Added this to IP once chicken was done. Hi! I have only used my tangine once and that was years ago. I find that browning the chicken for 5 minutes a side really improves the flavor and texture of slow cooking. I know you have converted other recipes. Even 5 is often sufficient. Both my son and husband devoured it! My husband loves it and even a friend who doesn’t like prunes found this delicious prunes and all! The instant pot has a slow cooker function. Traditionally served with Couscous but also works well with rice. Just when the pressure cooker fad was taking off, my lovely boyfriend (of almost 2yrs) bought me a crockpot for Christmas! Perfect. Moroccan slow cooker chicken thighs with chickpeas, olives and herb couscous. I don’t like olives… I’ll often substitute capers in their place! This was so tasty! I am sad we already ate it all! I made it with double the chicken stock and added in a sweet potato. N.B. My grocery store didn’t have another green olive option that wasn’t stuffed with something. There is something so warming about the Moroccan spices in a tagine … Thank you! Did make a few changes. Made this last night. Holly. Hope this helps! Turned out full of flavor. Thank you for the recipe. I made this tonight – it’s very good! Slow-Cooker Chicken Tagine. 71.7 g Could I make it with chicken breasts, and if so, how long would i cook it? Love the recipes you post and meal plans ….my family always asks “Is this a Skinnytaste recipe?”  Thanks for all you do,  Michelle. Great recipe but Needs more zing. What setting and how long? AND…my WW app calculated it as only 2 points per serving! However, life would be boring if you couldn't add a bit of "heat", but it's just not traditional. The Moroccans use a lot of goat meat so I have used organic lamb shanks and it is an interesting varians on the recipe. I have the 6 Quart Hamilton Beach Set ‘n Forget Programmable Slow Cooker (affil link). Looks soooo yummy! Can you use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth? How to make Moroccan Chicken Tagine with Butternut Squash, Chickpeas and Olives in a slow cooker: Start by combining the vegetables, chickpeas and olives at the bottom of the slow … Hi Diane – I think it would be tasty without the olives… because the dish has SO many spices. I will definitely make it again soon! or what else can I replace it with? Get new free recipes and exclusive content delivered right to your inbox: Your email address will not be published. Do you know how long? And since so many are asking, although I have and love my Instant Pot, I still love my slow cooker! Thanks so much! It is my first time cooking tajine so I am not sure about the amount of spices, olives, prunes. Submitted by: Judy from 37 Cooks, Gina, Love this recipe! I love it because you can adjust the time you want it to cook, and it automatically turns to warm when it’s done. Does this calorie count include the cous cous in the picture? Easy Crock Pot Moroccan Chicken, Chickpea and Apricot Tagine Preserved lemons make a great addition, add them when you add the apricots and carrots. Some of the ingredients I was hesitant because I don’t really like them, but I’m so glad I did not take out anything. The slow cooking process infuses the meat or vegetables with rich incredible flavors that burst out as soon as you take a bite. I gave it 6 hrs on low. I’ll report back! BUT, this is not supposed to be a "Hot" recipe, but a "Fragrant & Fruity" recipe!! Could you use better than bouillon with this or is stock better with this recipe? I don’t like fruit in my food, would it make lots of difference if I leave the prune part out? Lyn. Though the canned olives were still good, they were not as good. I’d try 350 degrees for 2 hours. It was absolutely delicious! This was delicious! Maybe cut the carrots smaller? This information will not be used for any purpose other than enabling you to post a comment. This sounds delicious! The prunes gave it a fantastic just right sweet taste. If one is shopping for multiple recipes at a time and something is not listed in the recipe itself, then it could be forgotten and not purchased by accident. I’ve lost 48 lbs on WW, thanks to you, Emily Bites, and Skinny Kitchen! Thank you for another fabulous recipe Gina! I think the spices and the flour get too hot when the instant pot is trying to achieve pressure and it sticks to the bottom of the inner pot and burns. Thanks Gina!! I usually change up a recipe but not this time. Perhaps you could try this in an instant pot by eliminating the flour? I wonder if I can also add apricots? Too bad. . Sure, I would use the stew button for pork. Followed the recipe as was suggested. I wonder if I can substitute Dates for Prunes? Hello! This tagine is great cooked in the slow cooker. Potatoes, onions and parsley can come from your farmers’ market, the lemons from a friend’s tree, and the dates and olives from a local market. https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/slow-cooked-moroccan-chicken I’m new to IP cooking, so I’m wondering: Are there any special tips or adjustments needed for doubling the recipe (or any recipe, for that matter) in the IP? Click right here to join the Holiday Self Care Program now. The results are TDF! A flavorful dish that you’ll want to make again and again. I am thinking of doing this in my instant pot also! Pour the above tomato,onion & spice mix into slow cooker or tagine. I made this tonight on the stovetop and it was really good. The cilantro and lemon were such a nice touch at the end. I browned the chicken thighs in a couple TB of olive oil, a few mins on each side. Would it affect the flavour if this is cooked on high for 3 hours rather than the 6 hours stated? Hi Gina! Stir to combine. It was also budget friendly ( I like to keep my grocery bill low)  I used chicken thighs with bone in and skin, and I took off the skin myself. And if I did it in the instant pot, what button would I use? I will be definitely making this yummy dish again. Made it last night for dinner and even got compliments from the hubby. Oh, and I paired it with a hodgepodge of cous cous recipes: cooked in chicken broth with 2 sautéed shallots, 1/4 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp cumin, and 1/2 tsp coriander. I hated my old crock pot, it burnt everything and my food had a weird taste. I’m vegan now but I used to love this recipe! Hi Gina, We love Morocco and I was thrilled when I found this. Would definitely make it again! Can’t wait to make it again. Could you use frozen chicken and if so, how would this affect the cooking time? The thighs were melt in your mouth tender and the gravy, WONDERFUL!! Moroccan tradition is to eat directly from the tagine, using Moroccan bread to scoop up the chicken and sauce. Would it be ok if I left the prunes out? The vegetables were hard and chicken was raw in the center. (We adults loved it too!) Wonderful recipes…. It was super easy to make and so delicious! (New to cooking). I will definitely make this recipe again!! One kid ate all the olives from the one who doesn’t like olives (although I make them take a “courtesy bite” of everything). Electric Tagine cooking - same as the slowcooker. During this hectic time of year I know it’s easy to fall into unhealthy patters, and to deprive, or binge, or to get anxious and frustrated with yourself about weight, food or your body for whatever reason. Gina says to just use the poultry button! Per serving: 1 chicken … Thanks! Any thoughts on how to freeze the leftovers? You can also use cauliflower rice for a low-carb option. I made this with 1.75 lbs of boneless skinless chicken breasts and I wondering if you can tell me the nutritional info? it was lovely to have on a cold night in Denver. Give it a try and let me know what you think! Hi Molly. Have traveled in Morocco as well and have been honored with invites to Tagines in family circles there. I love your recipes! I made this tonight and it was very good! For pan method cover and cook for 25 … I used boneless, skinless chicken breast and put the crockpot on low for 6 hrs. 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