This tajine is a perfect combination of flavors, the sweet candied lemon and the salty green olives make it an unforgettable dish. Follow this step-by-step recipe to make it yourself.
- Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Season the chicken with salt and pepper and add to the skillet.
- Cook until golden brown, about 8 minutes per side. Remove from the heat and set aside.
- In the same skillet, add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and heat over medium heat.
- Add the onion, garlic, cumin, ginger, paprika, cinnamon, and saffron. Cook for about 5 minutes until fragrant.
- Add the carrots and potatoes to the skillet. Stir to combine everything and cook for 5 more minutes.
- Add the chicken back to the skillet along with the canned tomatoes, water, candied lemon slices, and olives. Stir to combine everything.
- Bring to a simmer and cook for about 20 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
- Serve hot with crusty bread or couscous.