MOROCCAN CHICKEN THIGHS

A winning winner chicken dinner…
A simple one pot recipe that never fails to bring a smile to your face. Unless you don’t eat chicken of course.

These Moroccan Chicken Thighs are tender, rich with flavour and simple to make. Chicken thighs, carrots, onions and diced tomatoes are cooked in Moroccan spices creating a meal that will spice up any night of the week.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

For the Moroccan spice blend:

  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • Dash of pepper

For the Moroccan chicken thighs:

  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 1/2 lb package Just BARE Organic Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 carrots, peeled, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1-15 oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 1 lemon, juiced + 1/2 lemon sliced
  • Mission figs {optional}
  • Green olives {optional}

Garnish:

  • 4 Tbsp. freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 Tbsp. freshly chopped coriander

Method

First up combine all the spices and coat the chicken thighs. Set aside.