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.  
Yield: 4 Servings
4.45 from 20 votes

Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken & Olive Tagine

Prep Time: 10 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
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.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 4 medium carrots (cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 medium yellow onion (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup dried prunes (halved)
  • 1/2 cup pitted green olives
  • 3 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (or ap gf flour)
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
  • Chopped fresh cilantro (for serving)
  • Lemon wedges (for serving)

Instructions

  • In a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker, combine the chicken, carrots, onion, prunes, olives, garlic, flour, paprika, cumin, cinnamon, ginger, chicken broth, salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  •  Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
  •  When ready to serve, sprinkle with and cilantro or nuts (optional) and serve with lemon wedges.  

Nutrition

Serving: 2thighs with sauce and vegetables, Calories: 399kcal, Carbohydrates: 24g, Protein: 46g, Fat: 13g, Cholesterol: 216mg, Sodium: 843mg, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 10g
Blue Smart Points: 7
Green Smart Points: 8
Purple Smart Points: 7
Points +: 8