Chicken Tagine

Chicken Tagine

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 3
Author Connie Veneracion


  • 6 chicken thighs
  • salt
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/2 cup sweet peas
  • 1 carrot peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • juice of one lemon to garnish


  • Rub the chicken with some salt.
  • Heat the olive oil in the tagine.
  • Add the chicken and cook over medium heat on both sides just until they are lightly browned.
  • Sprinkle in the cumin, paprika and cardamom
  • Pour in the yogurt.
  • Add the peas and cubed carrot.
  • Sprinkle with salt. Cover the tagine, turn down the heat to the lowest setting and allow the chicken to cook very slowly for about 40 minutes.
  • Squeeze a lemon over the chicken and vegetables before serving.
  • Enjoy the chicken tagine with pita or rice.