Chicken With Onions And Olives Tagine Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Chicken with Onions and Olives Tagine

A traditional Moroccan dish of chicken braised with spices, garlic, onion, olives, and preserved lemon. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 10 baby onions, peeled
  • 650 g skinned chicken breasts, cut into large cubes
  • 650 g chicken breast, skinned and cut into large cubes
  • 1½ teaspoons dried ginger powder
  • ¼ teaspoon white ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato or 150 g, peeled and chopped
  • 2 small cinnamon sticks
  • Pinch of saffron filaments
  • 2½ cups water or 625 ml
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon Less Salt
  • 1 medium carrot or 150 g, cut into thick round slices
  • 10 green olives, seeded and sliced

How to Prepare

  1. Heat olive oil in a large non-stick large pot and sauté the baby onion until it changes its color, then add the chicken and cook for 5 mins. Add ginger powder, white pepper, parsley, coriander, tomato and cinnamon sticks and stir over a medium heat for another 5 mins.
  2. Add saffron, water and MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon Less Salt cubes. Bring the ingredients to boil and simmer over low heat for 10 mins.
  3. Add the carrot and simmer for 15 mins or until carrot and baby onion are cooked.
  4. Stir in sliced green olives and serve.
  5. Tip: Serve this dish with steamed couscous.

Nutritional Info

Energy : 281.00 Kcal
Protein :27.00 g
Carbohydrate :13.00 g
Fats :13.00 g

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