Chicken, date and pumpkin tagine
Chicken thigh, skinless, raw
8 large, fat trimmed, halved fillets
2 medium, cut into wedges
6 clove(s), crushed
Canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
800 g, 2 x 400g cans
1200 g, peeled, cut into chunks
8 individual, halved, seeded
½ cup(s), leaves
- Heat half the oil in a large heavy-based saucepan over high heat. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and cook, in 3 batches, for 4 minutes or until well browned. Set aside.
- Heat the remaining oil in the same pan over medium heat. Cook the onion, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Stir in the garlic and spice mix and cook for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add the stock. Return the chicken to the pan with the chickpeas and half the pumpkin. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes. Stir through the remaining pumpkin and date. Cook for a further 20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked and the pumpkin is tender.
- Stir in the lemon juice. Top with coriander to serve.