Moroccan Chicken Stew With Sweet Potatoes

Recipe by carolinafan
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place flour in a wide, shallow bowl.
  • Season chicken with salt and pepper; dredge in flour, shaking off excess.
  • In a 5-quart Dutch oven or heavy pot, heat oil over medium-high.
  • Add chicken, and cook until browned, 4 to 6 minutes per side; transfer to a plate.
  • Add onion, ginger, and cinnamon to pot.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion starts to soften, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Return chicken to pot. Add broth, sweet potatoes, and, if using, saffron.
  • Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer until chicken is cooked through and sweet potatoes are tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Discard ginger and cinnamon.
  • Stir in lemon juice, and season stew with salt and pepper.
  • While stew is simmering prepare couscous according to package directions.
  • Serve chicken stew with couscous; garnished with cilantro, if desired.
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