Ingredients : 

1/4 cup olive oil

2 onions, finely chopped

4 garlic cloves, finely diced

3 Tbs parsley, finely chopped

3 Tbs coriander, finely chopped

1 tsp ginger powder

1 tsp turmeric

pinch of saffron

salt & pepper

1 Moroccan pickled lemon ( its available in Lulu in the cheese & olives booth )

1 cup green olives, pitted & sliced

1 lemon, juiced

3 cups water

1 chicken, cut into 8 pieces

Method : 

  1. In a large glass bowl, place the chicken parts.
  2. Add in the coriander, parsley, garlic, lemon juice. Seasoning with ginger, turmeric , saffron , salt & pepper.
  3. Rubb the chicken with this mixture very well and keep aside. ( Better to marinate it the maximum possible )
  4. Heat the pot and place the chicken parts in with marinade without oil . turn from both sides for few minutes.
  5. add the onions, water then cover and let it cook for 20 minutes.
  6. Remove the cooked chicken from the pot and place them in a plate.
  7. Add the olives, pickled lemons & olive oil to the pot and let the sauce reduce on medium heat for 8 minutes.
  8. Return the chicken parts to the sauce.
  9. serve them in a Clay Tagine with arabic bread.


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