Slow cooker Moroccan chicken stew

Slow cooker Moroccan chicken stew


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About this recipe: I have been making this deliciously tasty Moroccan-style recipe for years. It's so easy to make, it has become a regular mid-week meal in our house.


Serves: 8 

  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (optional)
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 (400g) tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 900g skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 4cm pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:4hr  ›  Ready in:4hr25min 

  1. Place the onion, garlic, carrots, sweet potatoes, chickpeas and chicken breast pieces into a slow cooker.
  2. In a bowl, mix the cumin, turmeric, cinnamon, black pepper, parsley and salt; sprinkle over the chicken and vegetables. Pour in the tomatoes and stir to combine.
  3. Cover with a lid, set to High and cook until the sweet potatoes are tender and the sauce has thickened, 4 to 5 hours.

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Reviews (3)


Nice recipe. Accompanied it with some cous cous, olives and hummus. Sauce was a bit watery at the end so thickened it with a bit of cornflour and was fine. - 14 May 2016


- Rated on - 16 Nov 2015


Great recipe, the wife and I loved it. - 15 Oct 2015

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