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Chicken tagine with apricots and almonds

8
7
7
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
45 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
30 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

dried apricots

4 whole, chopped

chicken stock

1 cup(s), (250ml)

dry couscous

1 cup(s), (190g)

skinless chicken breast

450 g, cut into 3cm pieces

plain flour

1 tsp

brown onion

1 medium, chopped

honey

2 tsp

ground cinnamon

½ tsp

slivered almonds

1½ tbs

fresh flat-leaf parsley

2 tbs

oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Add apricots and stock to a small saucepan, bring to a simmer over medium heat. Set aside.
  2. Place couscous in a heatproof bowl. Add 1 cup (250ml) boiling water. Cover and set aside for 5 minutes. Scrape with a fork to separate the grains.
  3. Meanwhile, add chicken and flour to a medium bowl, toss chicken to coat in flour, shaking off any excess flour. Lightly spray a large saucepan with oil and heat over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, stirring, for 5 minutes. Stir in onion, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook for 10 minutes or until onions are very tender. Stir in honey and cinnamon.
  4. Stir in reserved stock mixture and almonds, simmer for 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with couscous and sprinkle parsley.

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