Traditional moroccan chicken tagine recipe .

Chicken tagine is a typical North African and especially Moroccan dish; the main ingredients are chicken, cooked with mixed vegetables, lemons, honey, and spices. It is a very popular dish with Moroccans, as it is served on holidays and weddings, also it is considered one of the main dishes in Ramadan. 

Moroccan Chicken Tagine Recipe: 

  • Meal course: Arabian food.
  • Meal type: Maghrib Traditional Food.
  • Meal difficulty: Medium.
  • Servings: For 6 People.
  • Total Time, preparation, and cooking: 1 hour, 25 minutes.


  • 4 chicken thighs.
  •  1 yellow pepper.
  •  2 onions.
  •  2  cloves garlic.
  •  1 zucchini.
  •  1 carrot.
  •  1 handful of black olives.
  •  1 red tomato.
  •  2 spoons of honey.
  •  2 TBSP Lemon juice.
  •  1 TBSP turmeric.
  • 1 TSP ground ginger.
  • Fresh cilantro.
  • Salt and black pepper.


  • In a Deep pan, over medium heat with the oil. Add the garlic cloves and sliced onions. Saute the onions over low heat. 
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and honey. At this point, brown the chicken for a few minutes and add the lemon juice. Add spices and cook over low heat.
  • Cut all the vegetables into small pieces and add them harmoniously to the chicken. Also, add the black olives. Salt and pepper.
  • Cover with the special extended lid and cook at 175 degrees for one hour.
  • Once ready, sprinkle with fresh cilantro or chopped fresh parsley.


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