Moroccan Chicken Recipe

Moroccan Chicken is a quick distinctive dish with an ethnic twist. Learn how to make/prepare Moroccan Chicken by following this easy recipe.
Moroccan Chicken Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cooking Time 50 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 415
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 Chicken Thighs (skinned)
  • ½ medium Onion (chopped)
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can no-salt-added Tomatoes (stewed)
  • ½ cup Prune Juice/ Orange Juice
  • 6 dried Plums/ Prunes (pitted and diced)
  • ¼ tsp Allspice (ground)
  • Kosher Salt (to taste)
  • Black Pepper (freshly ground, to taste)
  • 1 cup plain Tabbouleh Dry Mix
  • 1 1/3 cups Boiling Water
  • ½ cup Parsley (chopped)
How to make Moroccan Chicken:
  • Place a large skillet over medium-high heat and heat olive oil.
  • Add chick thighs and brown them on one side.
  • Turn the chicken to the other side and add onion. Cook till the onion and chicken turn brown.
  • Remove the excess fat.
  • Add tomatoes, prune juice, diced plums, allspice, kosher salt and pepper. Mix well.
  • Cover the skillet and reduce the heat to medium. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the cover and simmer for 10 minutes to allow the sauce to thicken and chicken to cook well. Turn the chicken and stir the sauce occasionally.
  • Mix boiling water with tabbouleh dry mix. Cover it and allow it to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Add parsley to the mix and season with salt and pepper.
  • Pour the tabbouleh mix on a serving plate.
  • Spoon out chicken and sauce on the mix.
  • Serve hot.