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Spicy Chicken Tagine

A tagine is the name of both a Moroccan dish and the conical clay pot it is cooked in. Traditional tagines usually take hours to make—this one comes together in no time.

Serves 4
Ready in 15 mins
Prep time 5 mins
Cooking time 10 mins
471 calories per serving


> 1 (10 oz) box couscous
> 1 onion
> 2 large carrots, scrubbed
> 1 zucchini, cut in half lengthwise
> 1/2 (1) lb pkg Nature's Promise chicken tenders
> 2 tbsp olive oil
> 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
> 1/2 tsp ground ginger
> 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
> 1/2 tsp ground cumin
> 1 (14 oz canned diced tomatoes
> 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped


Prepare couscous according to package directions. Peel, halve and slice the onion, dice the carrots and thinly slice the zucchini. Cut the chicken tenders into strips. Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Saute the onion for 2 min. Add the chicken and cook for another 2 min.
Add the zucchini and carrot to the pan and cook for 2 min. Add the spices and tomatoes. Bring to a boil and cook the tagine, covered, for 5 min., or until chicken and vegetables are tender
3 Fluff couscous with a fork. Add the cilantro, pepper and salt (in moderation). Serve tagine over couscous.


Replace cilantro with 1/4 c chopped mint

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