Chicken Tagine with Apricots, Olives and Almonds

  • Yield 4 servings
  • Prep 20 mins
  • Cook 60 mins

Apricots, almonds and olives add punch to this chicken braise.

National Chicken Council


1 tablespoon olive oil
6 to 7 -- chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, cut into 2-inch chunks
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons ginger, minced
1 teaspoon coriander, ground
1 teaspoon cumin, ground
1 cup dry white wine
2 cups chicken broth
1 cup dried apricots
1 cup whole blanched almonds
1 cup pitted green olives


  1. In large soup pot over high heat, heat olive oil.  In small glass bowl, place chicken and add flour.  Toss chicken to coat.  Place chicken in olive oil; brown on all sides.  Reduce heat to medium-low; add onion, garlic and ginger.  Saute about 5 minutes.  Stir in coriander and cumin; sauté until aromatic, about 30 seconds. Add wine.  Increase heat to high.  Boil until wine has reduced by half.  Stir in chicken broth, apricots, almonds and olives.  Bring to a simmer; reduce heat to low, cover pot and simmer for 45 minutes.  
  2. Serve over couscous.



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