Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken Tagine Recipe

Flavorful, hearty and delicious.


4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in 1 inch cubes
4 tbsp oil
2 onion, thinly sliced
5 garlic cloves, minced
4 carrots, peeled and diced
4 celery stalks, sliced
1 (19 oz) can chick peas, drained
1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes
2 tsp cumin
2 tsp coriander
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp ground cardamom
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper or dried chili flakes
1 tsp salt
zest of 1 lemon
couscous - 3 cups, cooked


In a skillet, heat 2 tbsp of oil on medium high heat.

Add the cubed chicken and allow the chicken to get a nice sear on each side, flipping every minute or so. Do not overcook.

Once the chicken is seared on each side scoop it out of the skillet and into the slow cooker.

Add the remaining 2 tbsp of oil to the skillet, along with the onion, garlic, carrots and celery.

Cook for 5 minutes.

Scoop the mixture into the slow cooker.

Add the remaining ingredients to the slow cooker and mix it so that the spices are well incorporated.

Set the slow cooker to low and cook for 4-6 hours.

Serve with coucous.