moroccan chicken with honey & fruit

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Daily Inspiration S
from Sugar Land, TX

Warm spices and the sweetness from the honey and fruit make this chicken dish a perfect comfort food. Serve with some couscous and a Moroccan salad.

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
serves 4-6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For moroccan chicken with honey & fruit

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4
    chicken thigh/leg portions
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    honey
  • 1 c
    chicken stock
  • 1/2 c
    raisins
  • 1/2 c
    almonds. slivered or chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • chopped parsley for garnish

How To Make moroccan chicken with honey & fruit

  • 1
    Using a large heavy pot, brown the chicken in olive oil; then remove to a plate.
  • 2
    Add onion and garlic and cook until soft and translucent. Add cinnamon and ginger and allow the flavors to develop for 1 minute; then return the chicken to the pot. Add the lemon juice, stock and honey. Reduce heat to simmer, cover, and gently cook for 1 hour.
  • 3
    When done, transfer the chicken to a platter and keep warm. Add the raisins and almonds to the pot and boil the liquid until it is reduced and slightly thickened. Season with salt and pepper and additional lemon juice if desired. Garnish with parsley. Serve with couscous and a salad.
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