Chicken Tagine with Spicy Lemon

Chicken Tagine with Spicy Lemon


1 chicken
3 garlic cloves
2 onions
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon ground ginger
salt (to taste)
ground black pepper (to taste)
80 grams olives
1 teaspoon cumin
1 lemon (juice)
1 lemon (candied, zest)
cilantro (chopped)


1Cut the chicken into pieces
2Peel and slice garlic and onions.
3In a dutch oven, heat the oil and saute the onions for about 5 minutes.
4Place the chicken on the bed of onions.
5Add garlic, turmeric, ginger, salt and pepper, and cover with water.
6Cover and cook for about 20 minutes.
7Add the olives, cumin, lemon juice, and candied lemon zest (cut into thin slices).
8Simmer for 10 minutes.
9Once the chicken is tender, sprinkle with chopped cilantro.
10Simmer for a few minutes on low heat.
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