Chicken Tagine With Prunes, Apricots & Roasted Almonds

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Happy Wednesday Lovelies!

I was lucky enough to receive a new Tagine (a shallow earthenware dish with a conical lid) as a Christmas gift & couldn't wait to get cooking with it. Of course, it meant trying out a new recipe as I'd never made a Tagine before (stew in English!). 
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The dish originates from North Africa. The smell of exotic spices wafted through my kitchen reminding me of the times I have visited Marrakesh, one of my favourite holiday destinations. What I loved about the Tagine was the pot really held the moisture in the dish, keeping all those exotic flavours locked in.

And boy, those flavours were heavenly! I'll definitely be making this dish again, it would be great for dinner with close friends.

Traditional Tagine - Lakeland

marinating the chicken

sealing off the chicken

fresh herbs from my garden

caramelising the dried fruit

et voila!

served with spiced cous cous
Bon appetit!

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Have a yummy Wednesday Lovelies

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13 Lovely Comments:

Heidi Harlequin said...

I love this!

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Emma Henderson said...

That looks incredibly delicious Adele!

Anouka said...

I love Moroccan food! So nice that you got your own tajine.

Charlotte MacDonald-Gaunt said...

I love a good tagine, my favorite is egg tagine, so spicy, warm and hearty :o) Xx

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TheTinyHeart said...

The tangine seems like a great gift for you since you love to cook! This looks yummy!

The Tiny Heart

the chilicool said...

Lovely cous cous!

monicaharmony said...

OMG! That looks so good!

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Kacrates said...

this looks yummy, i gotta get some

DianeFnk said...

yummy <3

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Bouchra E said...

You came to Marrakesh and you prepared a tagine?!! I'm glad you liked my country :) Check out my blog :)
Kisses :***

Bouchra E said...

You came to Marrakesh and you prepared a tagine?!! I'm glad you liked my country :) Check out my blog :)
Kisses :***


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