4 Chicken Thighs (or two Chicken breasts with skin and bone in for the quick version)
1 tin Tomatoes
250ml Chicken Stock
6-8 Small Potatoes
150g Pitted black or green Olives
1 Preserved Lemon
1 teaspoon Olive oil
1 handful Fresh Parley
1/2-1 teaspoon Gourmet Garden Chilli
1 pinch Saffron (soaked in a little warm water)
1 teaspoon Gourmet Garden Parsley
1 teaspoon Gourmet Garden Garlic
1 teaspoon Gourmet Garden Ginger
2 teaspoons Gourmet Garden Coriander
1 teaspoon Ground coriander seeds
1 teaspoon Ground cumin seeds
25ml Olive oil
1 Preserved Lemon (Any seeds removed and chopped finely)
1 teaspoon Tumeric
Salt and Pepper (To taste)
Make up the chermoula by mixing all the dry ingredients, then add the oil, then the remaining ingredients. Stir well together to mix into a paste.
Place the chicken portions in a tupperware or similar container and add all the chermoula, smearing it over the meat. Seal and shake to cover everything well. Marinade for at least two hours (at room temperature) or overnight in the fridge. If you are using chicken breasts, you can cut the marinade time down to half an hour (minimum!)
Warm the oil in a tagine or oven proof casserole and fry the onion till soft
Add the tomato, potato and chicken together with all the chermoula. Top up with chicken stock and bring to a gentle boil. Simmer gently for an hour, (half an hour for chicken breast portions) checking to see the mixture isn't too dry and topping up with water or chicken stock as necessary
Remove the flesh from the preserved lemon and cut the skin into thin strips.
Add the lemon skin and olives to the tagine. Check and adjust the seasoning and cook for a further 30 minutes or so, topping up with chicken stock if necesssary and stirring very occassionally but otherwise not disturbing the mixture
Turn off the heat and allow to rest for 10-15 minutes before serving with a garnish of fresh parsley and moroccan flat breads or couscous
This is a simplified tagine recipe that takes advantage of Gourmet Garden herbs and spices to make the marinade quickly and easily.
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