Chicken Tagine


Create the taste of Morocco in your kitchen with this simple tagine inspired chicken idea

Golden and juicy chicken tagine


Joint the chicken breast (using poultry shears or strong kitchen scissors)or use chicken tenderloins

Rinse the chicken pieces well in cold water to clean and then pat dry well with kitchen paper


  • Chicken tenderloins or jointed chicken breast
  • Moroccan Rub
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Can of diced tomatoes
  • 1-2 cups of chicken stock
  • Green olives (handful)
  • Chunky piece of preserved lemon
  • Cous Cous


Rub prepared chicken with spicy Moroccan rub. Rub the mix over both sides, and then drizzle with a little olive oil and season with sea salt flakes.

Brown chicken pieces in large deep frying pan, brown pieces well on all sides

Add chopped onion and garlic, cook for 1-2 minutes

Add diced tomatoes, chicken stock, olives and lemon, cook for a further 18-20 minutes or until chicken is cooked all the way through.

Serve with cous cous