Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken

Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 210.0
  • Total Fat: 3.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 58.0 mg
  • Sodium: 867.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 19.8 g

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Number of Servings: 5


    5 chicken thighs (approx. 2.5 lbs)
    4 tsp Moroccan Spice Blend (recipe follows)
    2 14.5 oz. cans diced tomatoes with onion and garlic
    5 small or 2 large yellow summer squash
    .5 c golden raisins
    .5 c. dried apricots
    1.5 c. chicken stock
    1 tbsp quick-cooking tapioca (optional)


1. Remove skin from chicken. Place in slow cooker, and rub with 2 tsp. of the spice blend.
2. Cut squash into .25 inch rounds. Snip apricots into small pieces. Combine apricots, tomatoes (undrained), raisins, squash, stock, and 2 tsp of the spice blend. Pour over chicken, and stir a bit to get some juice under the chicken.
3. Cook in slow cooker for 3 hours on high, or 6 hours on low.
4. Serve over rice or couscous.

Moroccan Spice Blend (Ras el Hanout) (makes 2 tbsp)
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user QUIXOTICKATE.

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  • Very Good
    Only used 1/4 tsp. cayenne. Really good flavor. - 5/27/20

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  • Good
    It was too spicy for my taste. Next time I'll omit the cayenne pepper. I'll also omit half the chicken broth because there was too much juice, even when served over couscous. - 7/27/14

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  • Bad
    Something about the flavors did not mix together well - it came out too sweet. Perhaps it would be better to leave the apricots and raisins out. The rub was delicious by itself, but in conjunction with the other flavors, just something tasted off about it. - 10/9/10

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  • Very Good
    The recipe was a little too hot for our taste and we felt that there needed to be more cumin and cinnamon. I loved how easy it was to make and it tasted very good inspite of the spiciness. - 8/10/10

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  • Incredible!
    We LOVED this meal, and are planning to serve it at/bring it to some upcoming parties! - 6/14/10

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