One-Pot Moroccan Shrimp Tagine


The rich flavors of Morocco shine through in this delicious, one-pot shrimp tagine dish! Serve over prepared couscous.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
6 servings


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 large carrots, chopped

  • 1 large sweet onion, diced

  • 1 large russet potato, peeled and diced

  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced

  • ½ cup pitted Kalamata olives, sliced

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 2 teaspoons ginger paste

  • 2 large tomatoes, coarsely chopped

  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin

  • 2 teaspoons seasoned salt

  • 1 (1.41 ounce) package sazon seasoning with saffron (such as Goya® Azafran)

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined


  1. Heat a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add olive oil. Saute carrots, onion, potato, and bell pepper until soft, about 5 minutes. Add olives, garlic, and ginger paste and saute for 2 minutes.

  2. Stir in tomatoes, cilantro, parsley, cumin, seasoned salt, sazon, paprika, turmeric, lemon juice, cayenne, black pepper, and bay leaf. Cover and cook until tomatoes have broken down and flavors have combined, about 20 minutes. Add shrimp, cover, and cook until they are bright pink, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

275 Calories
11g Fat
29g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 275
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 115mg 38%
Sodium 1670mg 73%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 6g 20%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 57mg 283%
Calcium 99mg 8%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 892mg 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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