Chicken Tagine with Dates & Honey

Serves: 4

Recipe Type:

Main Courses

Kitchen-to-Table:

90 minutes

Heat Rating:

Spicy

Sultry

Good Using:

Chicken

Ingredients

4 tablespoons Olive Oil

1 large onion, chopped

1 garlic clove, chopped

2 teaspoons La Kama spice blend

1 teaspoon white Cumin seeds

2 whole Bay leaves

675g (1.5lb) chicken pieces

12 dates, stoned & halved

4 tablespoons whole almonds

2 tablespoons honey

Method

Chicken Tagine with Dates & Honey

In a heavy saucepan heat the oil and fry the onion, garlic, La Kama and Cumin Seeds for 15 minutes.

Add Bay Leaves and 1 pint of boiling water and simmer for 30 minutes without lid to reduce liquid by about a third.

Add chicken and simmer for further 20 minutes (add further water if required).

Mix in dates, almonds, honey and salt.

Serve with couscous/rice.

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