Succulent chicken fillets stuffed with raisins, apple and bread crumbs, sauteed until golden, then simmered with almonds in a sweet citrus sauce with a hint of cinnamon. Serve the chicken and the delicious sauce over cous cous. Recipe adapted from Australian Women's Weekly.
This chicken recipe from BBC Good Food has the most scrumptious sauce. It suggests using a commercially-prepared chermoula blend but if this is not available to you, I suggest using recipe #332479, as I did. Any leftover chermoula can be stored in the fridge and should be drizzled with olive oil to keep it moist.
A spectacular lamb shank dish from Australian chef, Kylie Kwong. There is little nicer than making this on a cold, wet, winter's day. The list of the ingredients for the spice paste seems endless, but if you have an electric spice grinder (I bought mine as a 'coffee' grinder), it is made quickly and easily. Only the very brave should attempt it with a mortar and pestle! Before you begin to cook, prepare all the ingredients and measure out all the spices.
DH and I enjoyed this nice twist on pastitsio last night for dinner. It gave me a good excuse to use up some of my ras-el-hanout spice that I have in abundance. I liked that there was very little prep involved in this recipe. I got it from the March 2011 issue of "Bon Appetit." Prep time does not include resting time.
This spicy salad with little jewels of dried apricot in the mix would be welcome at lunch or a simple weekday dinner. You can prepare the salad and dressing ahead of time. The dressing is inspired by the flavors of North Africa and is good drizzled on mixed green salads as well as grain salads. From From EatingWell magazine, Summer 2003, and The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006). Posted for ZWT 6 - North Africa / Middle East Region.