Chicken Tagine with Seven Vegetables
I have made this recipe many times for my husband who is from Morocco. I had this recipe book and lost it--finding the recipe here was great. This is one of his favorites. I would recommend not making this in a crock pot. 316
sweet bell peppers
Cut chicken into serving pieces.
Remove backs and wings and save for soup.
Remove all skin and fat from chicken.
Heat oil in large frying pan; sauté chicken in 2 batches until opaque on both sides (a few minutes).
Cut unpeeled eggplant into 1 inch cubes; salt for 20 minutes, then drain and rinse.
Heat oil in 6-8-qt Dutch oven.
Add onion, garlic, and eggplant.
Sauté over low heat until onion is just tender, 5 to 10 minutes.
Add stock, cinnamon, curry powder, cumin, turmeric, and black pepper.
Stir, bring to boil, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes.
Peel turnip; dice turnip, zucchini, carrot, and bell pepper.
Add dark meat and diced vegetables to Dutch oven.
Simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes.
Add chicken breasts, tomato, raisins, and parsley, pushing down lightly to be sure ingredients are covered by liquid.
Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes more.
Serve hot in deep soup bowls on top of rice, noodles, or couscous, garnishing top with coriander.