Moroccan Lemon Chicken With Olives

Recipe by Sydney Mike
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In food processor, finely chop onion & garlic.
  • Dredge chicken in flour.
  • In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat, then saute chicken & onion mixture until mixture has softened, about 10 minutes.
  • Stir in 1/2 cup water, the saffron, ginger, cumin, paprika, salt & lemon zest.
  • Bring to boil, then reduce heat & simmer, covered, 35 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from sauce & allow to cool a few minutes.
  • Cut chicken into small pieces, then put meat back into sauce.
  • To the sauce add lemon juice, olives, cilantro & pepper, & simmer gently 5 minutes.
  • While chicken is cooking, in a medium saucepan bring 3/4 cup of water to a boil.
  • Add couscous & bring back to a boil, then remove from heat & allow to sit for 5 minutes.
  • Spoon chicken mixture over couscous & serve.
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