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Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken

This simple recipe for Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken is a delicious healthy dinner option, bursting with wonderful North African flavour.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Moroccan, North African
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 385kcal
Author: Dannii

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 400 g white beans (canned)
  • 1 lemon (juice and zest only)
  • 4 shallots diced
  • 1 aubergine eggplant, diced
  • 1 small butternut squash peeled and diced
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 3 tbsp ras el hanout
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 8 dried apricots diced
  • 150 ml chicken stock
  • 400 g chopped tomatoes (canned)
  • 1 pinch sea salt and black pepper
  • 80 g giant cous cous

Instructions

  • Place the chicken breasts in the slow cooker pot and add the ras-el-hanout.
  • Add all the other ingredients. Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours.
  • About 15 minutes before time is up, make the couscous according to the packet instructions.
  • Shred the chicken with two forks and stir in the couscous. Serve in bowls with fresh coriander (cilantro).

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Notes

  • Add a more intense lemon flavour to this dish by using preserved lemons.
  • If you want to add even more fruity flavour to this dish, add some raisins with the dried apricots.
  • Finish this dish off with a sprinkling of flaked almonds.
  • You may need to add a little bit of water to it when reheating.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 385kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 286mg | Potassium: 1864mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 14465IU | Vitamin C: 72mg | Calcium: 216mg | Iron: 6mg