Chicken Tagine

Recipe by Sackville
READY IN: 40mins


  • 2
    cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 -2
    small onion, sliced into rings
  • 1
    teaspoon turmeric
  • 14
    cup oil (not olive oil)
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 -4
    carrots, peeled and quartered lengthwise
  • 1 -2
    potato, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 -2
    tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • olive, to garnish


  • Heat the oil in the tagine over a low heat and sauté the garlic and onions for a couple minutes.
  • Mix in some turmeric, then lay the chicken breasts on the bottom and season with salt and pepper.
  • Cover and let the chicken brown on one side, turn and continue cooking until the other side is brown.
  • Spread the carrots and potatoes evenly around the meat, add about 1/2 cup water and then cover again.
  • Continue cooking over a low heat.
  • When the vegetables are nearly cooked, sprinkle the tomato wedges over the top along with some more salt and pepper.
  • Cover and cook until the vegetables are done.
  • Add a few olives, if desired.
  • Bring to the table while it is still bubbling.