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Chicken tagine with olives and almonds

Savory recipes Spring Summer 1+ hour Medium difficulty Casserole Cocotte en fonte Poêle
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
45 minutes
2 people


  1. Heat the chicken stock in a small saucepan
  2. While the stock is heating, cook the chopped onions until golden brown with a little oil or butter in your Dutch oven. Add the garlic
  3. Pour in the hot chicken stock
  4. Stir in the orange juice, cinnamon, grated ginger, and saffron, then heat for one minute
  5. In a frying pan, sauté the chicken for a few minutes until brown, then add it to the Dutch oven, cover, and simmer for 45 minutes
  6. After 45 minutes, remove the chicken, add the olives, and reduce the stock
  7. Once the sauce has thickened, add the chicken. Sprinkle with cilantro, parsley, and slivered almonds, serve, and enjoy!


  • 4 pieces of chicken
  • 60 cl (2 and 1/2 cups) chicken stock
  • 2 large onions
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 cinnamon stick or a couple teaspoons of powdered cinnamon
  • 1 small piece of grated ginger (about 1.5 cm or half an inch)
  • 1 pinch of saffron
  • 2 tsp chopped cilantro
  • 2 tsp chopped parsley
  • 115 g (4 oz) Moroccan olives
  • 200 g (2 cups) slivered almonds
  • The juice from an orange
  • Salt, pepper




Why use a saucepan?

Sitram saucepans are versatile utensils fit for many preparations (soups, pasta, rice and sauces to name a few)

Dutch oven

Dutch oven

Why cook in a Dutch Oven?

Dutch ovens are ideal for slow cooked, simmered dishes. You can use the in the oven as well as the stovetop, and they will keep your meal warm when served at table.

Fry pan

Fry pan

The benefits of cooking with a frying pan

With its round and shallow shape, this versatile utensil allows you to cook to your taste a variety of foods, from steaks to whole fish, burgers, meatballs, and all sorts of sauteed vegetables, pasta or cereals.


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