Chicken Tagine Makful
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Moroccan
  • 2kg whole chicken
  • 30g chopped garlic
  • 800g chopped onion
  • 20g dried coriander
  • 20g fresh parsley, chopped
  • 30g ginger powder
  • 20g salt
  • 20g white pepper
  • 40g smen or substitute with ghee
  • 1g saffron
  • 1litre chicken stock
  • 150g preserved lemon wedges
  • 100g green olives
  • 100g sliced tomato
  1. Marinate the chicken for one hour with olive oil, onion, coriander, parsley, saffron, smen/ghee, salt, pepper and ginger powder.
  2. Start cooking the marinated chicken in a tagine (or glass/ceramic oven dish) for 45 minutes at 180°C with the chicken stock.
  3. Check seasoning and add the preserved lemon wedges, green olives and sliced tomato and continue cooking for another 10 minutes.
Recipe by Voyageur Chic at