• Moroccan Chicken With Couscous

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    • 4 x Chicken legs & thighs
    •     Salt & pepper, to taste
    • 1 Tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 lrg Onion
    • 1 lb Carrots in 1/2" slices
    • 2 tsp Paprika
    • 1 tsp Grnd ginger
    • 1/4 tsp Tumeric
    • 1/8 tsp Cinnamon
    • 1 x Lemon, cut in 8 wedges, seed
    • 1 c. Chicken broth
    • 2 c. Chicken broth
    • 1/2 c. Dry currants
    • 1 tsp Salt, to taste (opt)
    • 1/8 tsp Allspice
    • 1 c. Quick-cooking couscous


    1. Chicken: 1. Skin and disjoint the chicken, season with the salt (if you like) and the pepper. Heat the oil in a large skillet, preferably one with a nonstick surface, and brown the chicken on both sides over medium-high heat. Remove chicken to a platter.
    2. 2. Reduce heat to medium-low, add in onions to skillet and sauce for about 3 min.
    3. 3. Add in the carrots and saute/fry for 2 min.
    4. 4. Add in the paprika, ginger, tumeric and cinnamon and cook the mix for 1 min, stirring it.
    5. 5. Return chicken and their juices to skillet, add in lemon wedges and broth. Bring the liquid to a boil, reduce the heat, cover, and simmer, turning chicken occasionally, for 30 min or possibly till it is cooked through. Couscous:
    6. 6. In a medium-size saucepan, combine the broth, currants, salt (ifdesired), and all spice, and bring to a boil.
    7. 7. Stir in the couscous, boil for 2 min, remove pan from heat, cover and let stand for 5 min or possibly till the liquid is absorbed.
    8. 8. Serve the chicken and carrots over the couscous, surrounded by the lemon wedges.

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