Easy Moroccan chicken

Easy Moroccan chicken


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About this recipe: This Moroccan chicken is quick, easy and very tasty. So simple to prepare and just perfect for a midweek supper if you prepare the marinade in advance. Serve with couscous.


Serves: 4 

  • 900g skinless chicken breast fillets, cut into strips
  • 1 red chilli, seeded and minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 4 tablespoons sultanas
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons pine nuts
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • juice of 1/2 an orange
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander, to garnish
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint, to garnish

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:2hr marinating  ›  Ready in:2hr20min 

  1. In a large non metallic bowl, combine the chicken, chilli, chilli flakes, garlic, spices, sultanas and nuts. Marinate for 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and add the chicken and marinade. Bring to the boil for 5 minutes then add the lemon zest and juice and orange juice. Reduce the heat and simmer for 7 to 10 minutes. Garnish with the chopped herbs.

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