Moroccan chicken tagine

A Moroccan Inspired Chicken Tagine


The flavours of Morocco in this inspired chicken tagine dish. Great tasting dish with apricots, raisins and chickpeas.

Moroccan chicken tagine

A Moroccan Inspired Chicken Tagine

This is my version on a Moroccan chicken tagine. People may say that you need to have couscous to accompany the dish, but I do not like couscous, so decided to have white rice instead.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Categories
Servings 4 servings
Calories 300 kcal


  • 375 grams chicken pieces, diced
  • 1 400g tin diced tomatoes
  • 1 400g tin chickpeas, drained
  • 1 medium carrot, diced small
  • 1 Hart and soul recipe base Moroccan tagine
  • 1 medium potato, diced small
  • 40 mls water
  • 12 whole dried apricots
  • 40 grams raisins, (optional)
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, cut into chunks
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into chunks
  • Couscous, cooked to packet directions


  • In a large frypan heat 1 tablespoon of oil over a medium heat. Add chicken pieces and fry until chicken if golden brown.
  • Add your Moroccan spices, shop brought or home made. Stir for 1-2 minutes of until fragrant.
  • Add diced tomatoes, chickpeas, carrot, potato and apricots to the pan and stir well.
  • Turn the heat down to low and simmer for 30 minutes , or until the chicken pieces are cooked and the vegetables are tender.
  • Remove from the heat, stir in the raisins (optional)
  • Serve with couscous, but I had none so used rice.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

VIP Membership


My recipes can now be read by Google Assistant.

You need to have an account here:

Link your account to your google home and then all you need to say is “ask recipe chef”