The warm spices of cinnamon and cumin combine with chicken, almonds, raisins and tomatoes for our Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken recipe. Let your crock pot do the work and have a delicious Moroccan Chicken dinner waiting for you at the end of your busy day!
Chicken thighs give a deep rich flavor to this Moroccan Chicken recipe and cinnamon, cumin and garlic give a layer of seasoning that combine sweet and savory notes typical of Moroccan cuisine.
Add in bursts of sweet golden raisins with the brininess of olives topped off with the occasional crunch of sliced almonds and every forkful of Moroccan chicken will transport you to this far away land.
With chilly nights and breezy days definitely upon us, it’s the time of year that I begin dreaming about hearty comforting dinners. And so it was perfect timing when I received a shiny new Hamilton Beach Set ‘n Forget 6 Qt. Programmable Slow Cooker with Spoon/Lid to review!
Moroccan spices are among my favorite flavor combinations and I blended cinnamon and cumin together for a fabulous Moroccan Chicken recipe that cooks itself in the slow cooker. Just assemble in the morning, set the timer, and dinner is ready when you get home from a busy day!
One of the best features of the Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker? There’s no need to worry about rushing home to turn off the slow cooker because it works on a timer and automatically changes it’s setting to WARM when the timer goes off! Dinner will be cooked, kept warm and ready for your family whenever you get home! Best of all, Hamilton Beach has offered to do a giveaway for my readers!
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What spices are in Moroccan foods?
Common spices in Moroccan foods include:
What is the most popular food in Morocco?
The most popular food in Morocco is couscous. Couscous, made from semolina, is the national dish of Morocco.
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Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- golden raisins
- pimento stuffed green olives
- boneless skinless chicken thighs
- canned diced tomatoes
- ground cinnamon
- ground cumin
- kosher salt
- sliced almonds
- hot cooked couscous, serving suggestion
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Disclosure: I received the Set ‘n Forget 6 Qt. Programmable Slow Cooker with Spoon/Lid from Hamilton Beach for purposes of reviewing. All opinions are my own. This giveaway is sponsored by Hamilton Beach and I am a Brand Ambassador for Hamilton Beach.
The warm spices of cinnamon and cumin combine with chicken, almonds, raisins and tomatoes for our Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken recipe. Let your slow cooker do the work on these busy back to school days!
- 4 carrots, peeled, sliced 1-inch thick, 2 cups
- 1 onion, chopped, 1 cup
- 1 cup golden raisins
- 1/2 cup pimento stuffed green olives
- 1 1/2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut in 2-inch pieces
- 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes
- 2 Tbs. flour
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
- 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
- 1/3 cup toasted sliced almonds
- 2 Tbs. chopped parsley
- hot cooked couscous, serving suggestion
Arrange carrots, onion, raisins and olives on bottom of slow cooker. Top with chicken.
Combine diced tomatoes with their juices, flour, garlic, cinnamon, cumin and kosher salt until blended. Pour over chicken and vegetables.
Cook 7-8 hours on low or 3-4 hours on high, until chicken is thoroughly cooked and vegetables are tender.
Stir until blended. Top with almonds and parsley. Serve with hot cooked couscous, if desired.
Makes 8 cups.