Moroccan Chicken and Olives

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Posting for ZWT6 North Africa/Middle East region. Found this on

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine chicken with spices in large bowl. Stand covered, for 1 hour. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large pan. Cook chicken until well browned, but not cooked through. Transfer to larger pan.
  2. Add remaining oil to pan. Add onion and red pepper. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes, stirring. Transfer to large pan with chicken pieces. Add coriander and stock, lemon rind, juice and olives.
  3. Simmer, covered, for 40 minutes, until tender and liquid has reduced.Thicken sauce with cornflour if desired. Serve over rice.


Most Helpful

I made recipe in my tagine. Instead of serving over rice we used thick bread to scoop it up, Moroccan style. Made for ZWT6 - No-Nonsense Nibblers

Nasseh June 17, 2010

Wonderful chicken! I finally found what the clerk assured me is preserved lemon at a Middle Eastern grocery so I was able to make this just as it's written. Made for ZWT6 Ssassy's.

Dreamer in Ontario June 12, 2010

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