Slow Cooker Orange Chicken Tagine

Total Time
6 hr 20 min
20 min
6 hr
A tagine is a North African curry, a wonderful mix of sweet and salty flavors.


uncooked boneless skinless chicken thigh(s)

24 oz, six 4-ounce thighs

orange zest

1 Tbsp, minced

ground coriander

½ Tbsp

ground cumin

1 tsp

black pepper

1 tsp

ground ginger

½ tsp

ground cinnamon

½ tsp

table salt

½ tsp

uncooked carrot(s)

4 medium, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces


3 small, navel, peeled and cut into segments

uncooked red onion(s)

½ cup(s), sliced

canned drained chickpeas

¼ cup(s)

oil-cured olives

6 item(s), pitted


1 Tbsp


  1. Mix the chicken thighs with the zest, coriander, cumin, pepper, ginger, cinnamon, and salt in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker until the meat is thoroughly and evenly coated in the spices. Add the carrots, orange segments, onion, chickpeas, olives, and honey. Stir well to combine.
  2. Cover and cook on low 6 hours or until the chicken is cooked through and tender. Serve in bowls.
  3. Serving size: 1 piece chicken and 3/4 cup sauce and vegetables.
  4. NOTE: If you want even more flavor, omit the ground ginger and add up to 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger with the honey.

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