Chicken Tagine
Recipe from Family Circle

A tagine is a Moroccan stew made with dried fruit and an array of spices. This easy slow cooker recipe recreates the exotic dish with chicken, apricots, and raisins. The spice combination includes cumin, ginger cinnamon, and pepper.



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Ingredients
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    8   
    boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 1-3/4 pounds total), cut into 1-inch pieces
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    2   
    large onions, halved and thinly sliced
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    4   
    large carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
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    1/2  cup 
    raisins
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    1/2  cup 
    dried apricots, coarsely chopped
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    2   cups 
    chicken broth
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    2   tablespoons 
    tomato paste
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    2   tablespoons 
    lemon juice
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    2   tablespoons 
    flour
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    2   teaspoons 
    garlic salt
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    1 1/2  teaspoons 
    ground cumin
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    1 1/2  teaspoons 
    ground ginger
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    1   teaspoon 
    ground cinnamon
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    3/4  teaspoon 
    black pepper
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    2   cups 
    couscous, cooked
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    Toasted pine nuts for garnish, optional

Directions
1.
In a 6-quart slow cooker, layer chicken, onions, carrots, raisins and apricots.
2.
In a medium-size bowl, whisk chicken broth, tomato paste, lemon juice, flour, garlic salt, cumin, ginger, cinnamon and black pepper. Pour over chicken and vegetables.
3.
Cook 5 hours on HIGH heat or 8 hours on LOW heat.
4.
Serve over cooked couscous. Garnish with toasted pine nuts, if desired.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 415, Fat, total (g) 7, chol. (mg) 98, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 61, fiber (g) 5, pro. (g) 28, sodium (mg) 794, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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