Tajine of Chicken with Almonds and Apricots

This Moroccan tajine is a delicious combination of chicken, almonds and apricots. The flavors of the marinade blend together to create a flavorful and aromatic dish. Serve it with couscous or rice for a complete meal.

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into cubes
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped

In a large bowl combine olive oil, garlic, ginger, cumin, coriander, paprika, salt and pepper. Add chicken cubes to the marinade and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add marinated chicken. Cook until chicken is browned on all sides. Add chicken stock, honey and almonds. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes. Add apricots and cook for an additional 5 minutes.

Serve over couscous or rice.

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