Morrocan Couscous with chicken and peach

Written by Asma

March 24, 2021

Morrocan Couscous with chicken and peach couscous is one of the best Ramadan dishes, a distinctive dish that is easy to prepare and makes a delicious and nutritious Ramadan dish packed with nutrients.

Morrocan Couscous with chicken and peach

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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Moroccan Recipes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 225kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 Pounds of skinned chicken thighs.
  • 1/2 Pound of Chopped onions
  • 6 Crashed garlic cloves
  • 1/2 Cup of chopped parsely
  • 1/4 Cup of finely chopped fresh mint.
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cardamom
  • 2/3 Cup of pitted little black olives.
  • 1/4 Teaspoon of saffron
  • 1/4 Cup of olive oil
  • 1/4 Cup of fresh lemon juice.
  • 1/4 Cup of tomatoes; cut into small cubes
  • 2 Cinnamon sticks
  • A dried peel of an orange
  • 2 Cups of water
  • 2 Cubes of chicken maggi cubes
  • 1 Can of chickpeas, drained.
  • 2/3 Cup of peaches, cut into halves.

Instructions

  • Put the chicken pieces in a large bowl and add each of: onions, garlic, parsley, mint, cardamom, saffron, olive oil and lemon juice to the chicken in the bowl, then mix the ingredients well together.
  • Cover the marinated chicken, put it in the refrigerator and leave it for a minimum of five hours or overnight.
  • Add the tomatoes with the cinnamon stick, grated orange peel, water, chicken stock cubes and chickpeas.
  • Continue cooking the mixture on medium heat and after the mixture boils, then reduce the heat to low and let the chicken simmer on a low heat for thirty-five minutes or until the chicken is tender.
  • Add in the peaches and olives to the mixture and let simmer on low heat for an additional five minutes.
  • Remove the pot from the stove and remove the two cinnamon sticks from the pot.
  • Serve with the couscous and enjoy your sumptuous Ramadan dish!

Nutrition

Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 6g
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