chicken coriander tagine

Chicken Coriander Tagine with Almond Couscous


Prep : 15 Minutes

Cook : 40 minutes

Serves : 4


  • 1 bunch spring onions, roughly chopped
  • 2 preserved lemons, roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 50g pitted green olives
  • 1 pot coriander
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 500g chicken breast, cut into chunks
  • 200ml chicken stock
  • 200g couscous
  • 50g flaked almonds, toasted



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Chicken Coriander Tagine with Almond Couscous

Is your tagine gathering dust somewhere? Try this delicious chicken coriander tagine recipe with almond couscous today.

The complimentary flavours infuse together perfectly in a tagine or even a casserole dish. The prep time is quick and easy, allowing you to get on with other tasks while it cooks in the oven. Great for busy mid-week mealtimes! We recommend using fresh coriander for this recipe to give you the best flavour. 

How to make chicken coriander tagine and almond couscous

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C or gas mark 6.
  2. To make the paste, blitz the spring onions, lemons, garlic, olives and half the pot of coriander (leaves and stalks) in a food processor. Leave a few olives on the side to add in whole later.
  3. Cut the chicken into chunks and fry over some oil in a pan for 3 to 4 minutes until brown. Then, add the paste and cook for a further minute.
  4. Add 200ml of chicken stock and bring to the boil. Then transfer to a tagine or casserole dish with the remaining whole olives. Cover and bake for 40 minutes.
  5. When there is 10 minutes left on the tagine. In a small bowl, add 200ml of boiling water to the couscous and cover with cling film. Leave the couscous for 5 minutes, then fluff up with a fork.
  6. Roughly chop up the remaining coriander and mix 1 tablespoon with 50g of flaked almonds into the couscous. Add the rest of the coriander to the chicken sauce, then add the couscous to the tagine to serve.

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