Chicken, prunes, olives, carrots, onions, garlic and ginger are slow-cooked with Moroccan spices to create a flavorful and fragrant dish that you’ll want to make again and again. Serve it over whole-wheat couscous (or cauliflower rice for a low-carb option) with lemon wedges, fresh cilantro, or some chopped pistachios or almonds for a complete meal.
Happy Holidays! I’m Heather K. Jones. I’m a dietitian, a wellness coach, and a nutrition consultant for Skinnytaste, and I’m so honored and thrilled to be a guest here again (thank you, Gina!).
My fiancé and I first discovered this deeeeeeelicoius dish in Fez Morocco over 10 year ago. The owner of the restaurant was kind enough to share the recipe with us, and over a decade later we still cook it on a regular basis—it’s just that good! I hope you love this dish as much as I do!
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Yield: 4 Servings, Serving Size: 2 thighs with sauce and vegetables