Moroccan Lemon Chicken

Recipe by Merlot

Looking for something different for a change? Try this "unique" dish. Don't let the unusual combination of ingredients scare you.

Top Review by SUSANNASUS

Very good. A nice change from the ordinary. Served with cumin potatoes (on the site) and orange and red onion salad (also on site). The combination was yummy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a heavy 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over moderately high heat until hot, but not smoking.
  2. Pat chicken dry& season with salt& pepper.
  3. Cook chicken, skin side down until skin turns golden brown.
  4. Transfer chicken to a plate.
  5. Reduce heat to moderate& add onion.
  6. Cook, stirring until softened.
  7. Add cumin, paprika, cinnamon, lemon zest and flour.
  8. Cook, stirring 1 minute.
  9. Stir in the chicken broth, olives and honey.
  10. Return chicken to the pan and simmer, uncovered about 20 minutes until chicken is cooked through.
  11. Add chickpeas and simmer about 3 minutes.

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