Thursday, December 10, 2009

Moroccan Recipe: Moroccan Chicken with Green Olives and Lemon


Recipe for Moroccan Chicken with Green Olives and Lemon. Enjoy traditional Moroccan food.

Active time: 25 minutes
Total time: 55 minutes

Ingredients - Makes 4 servings
  • 2 Meyer lemons or regular lemons
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, halved, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cups low-salt chicken broth
  • 1 4 1/2-pound chicken, cut into 8 pieces, skin removed
  • 1/2 cup green olives
Preparation
  1. Cut 1 lemon into 8 wedges. Squeeze enough juice from second lemon to measure 2 tablespoons; set wedges and juice aside.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add onion and sprinkle with salt and pepper; sauté until golden brown, about 8 minutes.
  4. Add next 5 ingredients; stir 1 minute. Add broth; bring to boil. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper; add to skillet. Add lemon wedges.
  5. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until chicken is cooked through, turning occasionally, 25 to 30 minutes.
  6. Transfer chicken to platter. Add olives and 2 tablespoons lemon juice to skillet. Increase heat to high; boil uncovered to thicken slightly, about 5 minutes.
  7. Season with salt and pepper. Pour over chicken.
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1 comment:

  1. Love this chicken dish. I am featuring Ramadan friendly dishes on my page everyday for the entire month of Ramadan and this was featured today.

    http://www.withaspin.com/eat/ramadan-2013/ramadan-july-13/

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