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Chicken Tagine

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 4 ounces chicken, 1/2 cup tomato sauce, and 1 cup couscous)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 chicken breast halves (about 3/4 pound), skinned
  • 2 chicken drumsticks (about 1/2 pound), skinned
  • 2 chicken thighs (about 1/2 pound), skinned
  • 1/2 cup low-salt chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup chopped green olives
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can plum tomatoes, undrained and chopped
  • 4 cups hot cooked couscous
  • Cilantro sprigs (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 375
  • caloriesfromfat 12 %
  • fat 5.1 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 1.7 g
  • polyfat 1.1 g
  • protein 34.8 g
  • carbohydrate 47.9 g
  • fiber 3.4 g
  • cholesterol 84 mg
  • iron 4.3 mg
  • sodium 501 mg
  • calcium 71 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl, and rub over chicken. Place chicken pieces in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish; add broth and the next 5 ingredients (broth through tomatoes). Cover and bake at 400° for 1 hour or until chicken is done. Serve the tagine over couscous, and garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.