Moroccan Chicken with Saffron Rice

Steven Hullinger


I don't have the luxury of a tagine so I came up with the next best thing and roasted it. Flavor packed and kids love it.


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20 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 6 lb
    chicken thighs
  • 1 box
    yellow rice with saffron
  • 2 lb
    yellow potatoes
  • 1
    lemon sliced
  • 2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 2 tsp
    salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 slice
  • 10 oz
    chicken stock
  • 2 tsp

How to Make Moroccan Chicken with Saffron Rice


  1. In a roasting pan, add chicken, place potatoes over the top, then layer onion slices on top of potatoes, add garlic and seasonings, then layer lemon slices as top layer. Pour chicken stock over everything.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, place covered roasting pan into the oven and allow to cook for 1-1 1/2 hours until chicken is cooked through.
  3. 1/2 hour before chicken is done, cook your yellow rice with saffron so that everything is done at the same time.

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About Moroccan Chicken with Saffron Rice

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Moroccan

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