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Slow Cooker Chicken Tagine

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Easy slow cooker recipe for a classic Moroccan dish."
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5 h 15 m servings 419
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Layer chicken thighs, onions, carrots, raisins, and apricots in a slow cooker.
  2. Whisk chicken broth, tomato paste, lemon juice, flour, garlic salt, cumin, ginger, cinnamon, paprika, and pepper together in a bowl. Pour over chicken and vegetables.
  3. Cook on High 4 1/2 hours or on Low for 7 1/2 hours. Shred chicken slightly using 2 forks. Continue cooking 30 minutes.
  4. Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a saucepan; remove from heat and stir in couscous and butter. Cover saucepan and let stand until water is absorbed completely, 5 to 10 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork. Serve chicken tagine over couscous.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • You can substitute 5 or 6 halved chicken breasts for the 8 chicken thighs.
  • If you have ras el hanout spice on hand, add a teaspoon to the broth mixture for added flavor.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 419 calories; 9.7 56.5 26.7 73 590 Full nutrition

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We were in Morocco in November and bought a tangine so I was looking for a recipe to take us back to Morocco.....this was delicious and like a dish we had. I halved the recipe and cooked it in m...