Moroccan Chicken and Olives

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Papa D 1946-2012

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

Top Review by Nasseh

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

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.

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