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Taste the Meltingly Tender Moroccan Chicken Tagine served with Caramelized Pears

Moroccan Chicken Tagine is an African Non veg dish which not only tastes awesome but also equally good for health and full of nutrition. Adding Caramelized Pears at the end actually spice up the taste of this dish making it an ideal dish to serve to people who dont like too much oily or spice food.

Preparation Details

Total Time1 hr 28 mnts
Prep Time 20 mnts
Cook Time1 hr 8 mnts
Servings 5 to 6 Servings
Course Type Main
Cooking DifficultyMedium

The Ingredients of yummy healthy Moroccan Chicken Tagine with the taste of Caramelized Pears:

Preparing the Moroccan Chicken Tagine in style to satisfy your Taste Buds

First, preheat your oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).  Take a skillet and Heat 2 spoons of olive oil at medium flame.  Add onions and cook till it is softened and browned. Cook for max 8 to 10 minutes. Now Transfer cooked onions into a tagine. Now make Layers with chicken pieces right on the cooked onions top.

Mix turmeric, ground coriander, cumin, and salt in a small glass bowl. Add remaining 5 spoons of olive oil and mix it well. Now spread the spice mixture on the pieces of chicken. Keep Adding on it cinnamon, bay leaves, cilantro and also ginger. Now add 1/2 cup of water in it and cover the tagine with a tight lid.

Now place the tagine in the oven and Bake it till the time chicken the color of the chicken bone changes from pink to light brown.  Check if the juices are running clear or not. Bake it for about 50 minutes.

Take 2 spoons of butter and Melt it in a skillet at low flame when chicken is getting baked in the oven. Now take sliced pears and honey.  Now cook, and keep stirring, till the time honey gets caramelized. Take the tagine out from the oven and stir it in the caramelized pears. Keep it back in the oven and then cook it for another 10 minutes.

Also Try: The Royal Spicy Dish from Pakistan: Shahi Mutton Korma

Plating to serve Moroccan Chicken Tagine in a Creative Way:

Take one low depth wider base serving plate and pour the chicken into it. Cut onions in a circle shape and decorate the topping of the dish and spread finely chopped fresh coriander. You can serve this dish both with Indian bread or steamed rice.

Tips for Enhancing the Taste:

If you are serving it with bread you can spike up the taste with fresh cream as toppings.

Nutritional Facts and Rating:

Rich in nutrition Moroccan Chicken Tagline dish with Caramelized Pears is the perfect choice for healthy food lovers.

1 serving of the dish contents 533 Kcal Calories along with fat of 36 g. It also contains 509mg of sodium, 416 mg of potassium, 110mg of Cholesterol and 3.4g of Dietary Fibre. Protein content in the dish is 32.6g and sugar 13g. Moroccan Chicken Tagine also contains 13mg of Niacin and 39mg of Magnesium.

Healthy food is something we love to enjoy if it tastes good. Moroccan Chicken Tagine is one such dish which is tasty, healthy and also cooking it is so easy.  Nutritional facts in addition to mouth-watering taste fetch 9.5 on 10 for this dish.

Try it today and impress your guests about your cooking skills.