Easy Chicken Tagine/Tajine With Olives and Lemon

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by chelseas

From Cooking Light magazine, an easy way to prepare a dish like the traditional Moroccan stew. This is great served with couscous.

Top Review by B. Licious

Fantastic recipe. This was absolutely delicious, lowfat and easy. Like the previous reviewer, I opted for more broth--about 1/2 cup--and I was happy I did so because it was so delicious. The light lemony flavor was delicious and not overpowering. A keeper!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over high heat.
  3. Add chicken, cook 3 minutes on each side or until browned.
  4. Remove chicken from pan.
  5. Add onion and garlic to pan, cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
  6. Add chicken, broth, olives, cinnamon, and ginger; bring to boil.
  7. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 45 minutes.
  8. Turn chick over; cook, uncovered 15 minutes.
  9. Remove chicken from pan with a slotted spoon.
  10. Add lemon rind, juice, cilantro, and parsley to pan and cook for 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
  11. Spoon sauce over chicken to serve.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a