One-pot Meal: Moroccan Chicken from Your Slow Cooker

Slow-cooked to perfection!Slow-cooked to perfection!Slightly sweet and exotic, your family will love this Moroccan chicken! Inspired by an apricot chicken tagine I once had, this slow-cooker meal is one of my family's favorites. It takes no time at all to prepare as it's one of those "throw in a pot" recipes that will be ready once you walk in the door after a busy day. That's a win in my book.


6 to 8 boneless and skinless chicken thighs
1 cup canned chickpeas, rinsed
1/3 cup dried apricots, sliced
1/3 cup raisins
1/2 cup low-sodium chicken stock
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Cooked couscous or rice for serving
Slivered almonds or pine nuts for garnish, optional
Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish

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1. In a slow cooker, combine chicken thighs, chickpeas, apricots, raisins, chicken stock, ginger, olive oil, salt, coriander, cinnamon, and pepper; stir. Cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 8 hours. Serve over cooked couscous or rice and garnish with cilantro and pine nuts, if desired.

-By Meredith Steele

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