This tajine de poulet aux abricots recipe is a classic Moroccan dish that’s both flavorful and healthy. This dish is made with chicken, dried apricots, and spices like cumin and saffron. The combination of spices creates a complex flavor that’s balanced by the sweetness of the dried fruit. Serve this dish with couscous or over rice for a complete meal.
- 4 chicken thighs
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon saffron threads
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 3/4 cup dried apricots, chopped
- In a large skillet over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Add the chicken thighs and cook until golden brown and cooked through, about 8 minutes per side.
- Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.
- Add the onion and garlic to the pan and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
- Add the cumin, paprika, and saffron to the pan. Stir to combine.
- Add the chicken broth to the pan and bring to a simmer.
- Return the chicken to the pan along with the chopped apricots. Simmer for 10-15 minutes until sauce is thickened.