Chicken and Chickpea Tagine

  • Yield: 4 servings


16ounces fully cooked grilled chicken breast strips, chopped
1-- onion chopped
1tablespoon garlic, chopped (from a jar)
1cup chickpeas, drained
1can chopped tomatoes (not drained)
1teaspoon ground ginger
1/2teaspoon cayenne pepper
2teaspoons smoked paprika
8ounces dried, chopped apricots
1tablespoon sugar
2tablespoons cornstarch dissolved in 1/3 cup cold water
1teaspoon lemon pepper blend
1tablespoon grated lemon zest
2teaspoons ras el hanout spice
1box whole wheat couscous
-- Lemon slices and lavender sprigs or flowers, if available


  1. Mix all ingredients together in a large saucepan, and simmer gently for 10 to 15 minutes, or until stew is hot and thick.
  2. Prepare couscous according to directions on box while stew is cooking. Serve tagine stew over couscous.