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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 368.1
  • Total Fat: 12.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 136.9 mg
  • Sodium: 415.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 55.7 g

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Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemons

Submitted by: NICOLERENE
Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemons

Introduction

This recipe is out of Claudia Roden's Book "Arabesque". I also created a recipe for the preserved lemons.
This recipe is out of Claudia Roden's Book "Arabesque". I also created a recipe for the preserved lemons.

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    Ingredients
    3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    2 onions, finely chopped
    2-3 cloves garlic, crushed
    ½ tsp crushed saffron threads or saffron powder
    ¼-½ tsp ground ginger
    6 Free Range, organic chicken breasts
    salt and freshly ground black pepper
    ½ lemon, juice only
    2 tbsp chopped coriander
    2 tbsp chopped parsley
    2 small preserved lemons, peel only
    12-16 green or violet olives, either stoned or left whole

Directions



Method
1. In a wide casserole or heavy-bottomed pan that will fit the chicken pieces in one layer, heat the oil and add the onions. Sauté, stirring over a low heat, until softened, then stir in the garlic, saffron and ginger.
2. Add the chicken pieces, season with salt and freshly ground black pepper, and pour in about 300ml/10fl oz of water. Simmer, covered, turning the pieces over a few times and adding a little more water if it becomes too dry.
3. Cook Chicken for 20 minutes, turnign occasionally.
4. Stir in the lemon juice, coriander, parsley, preserved lemon peel and olives. Add a little water if necessary and cook for about 10 minutes, or until sauce has thickened. Serve with the olives and lemon peel on top of the meat.
Serve over brown rice or cous cous.


Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NICOLERENE.






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