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Chicken and tomato tagine

with couscous


Total: 50 min


15 min


35 min


2 servings
  • 200 g Chicken leg
  • 140 g Tomato pulp
  • 1 Onions
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 70 g couscous seeds
  • 1 Poultry broth cube
  • 0.5 Saffron
  • 2 pinch Ground ginger
  • 2 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 cinnamon sticks
  • 15 mL Honey
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 1.5 pinch coriander
  • 15 mL Olive oil
  • 2 pinch Salt
  • 2 pinch Pepper


  • Brown the chicken pieces in a casserole with a little oil, onion and crushed garlic. Add salt and pepper.
  • Prepare a half glass of broth with the bouillon cube, then pour in the casserole and stir in the saffron and ginger.
  • Cover and cook for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, pour the tomatoes in a frying pan with honey, cinnamon, nutmeg and cook for 15 minutes over low heat.
  • Add the tomatoes into the casserole, cover and cook for 5 more minutes.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Pour 100 ml of boiling water over the couscous and soak for 5 minutes.
  • Add a few drops of oil and mix with a fork to separate the grains.
  • Serve the chicken and tomato tagine sprinkled with coriander and garnished with the couscous grains.

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