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.

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