Moroccan Chicken Stew

The inviting aroma of apricots, chicken, couscous, and garlic in your slow cooker makes you feel welcome when you come home after a busy day.

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Makes:
4 servings
Prep:
30 mins
Cook:
6 hrs 30 mins (low) or 3-1/2 hours (high)
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Moroccan Chicken Stew

Ingredients
4
carrots, peeled and sliced
2
large onions, halved and thinly sliced
3
pounds meaty chicken pieces (breast halves, thighs, and drumsticks), skinned
1/2
cup raisins
1/2
cup dried apricots, coarsely chopped
1
14 ounce can chicken broth
1/4
cup tomato paste
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons lemon juice
2
1 1/2
teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/2
teaspoons ground ginger
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
 
Hot cooked couscous
 
Fresh cilantro (optional)

Directions

  1. In a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker place carrots and onions. Sprinkle chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add to cooker; top chicken with raisins and apricots. In bowl whisk broth, tomato paste, flour, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, ginger, cinnamon, and 3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper. Add to cooker. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 6-1/2 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours. Serve in bowls with couscous. Sprinkle with nuts. Garnish with cilantro. Serves 4.

Nutrition Facts

(Moroccan Chicken Stew)
    Per serving:
  • 600 kcal cal.,
  • 15 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 4 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 5 g monounsatured fat),
  • 139 mg chol.,
  • 997 mg sodium,
  • 65 g carb.,
  • 8 g fiber,
  • 28 g sugar,
  • 52 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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