January 17, 2010

January 17: Crockpot Moroccan Chicken

Our kids love this recipe, even though it's a bit alternative!

Crockpot Moroccan Chicken

2 Tbs olive oil
1 whole chicken, cut up (or more if you have a bigger family), skin off
1 onion, chopped
2 Tbs. ras el hanout spice mix (or you can use really good curry powder)
a few saffron threads
1 cup chicken stock
1 can chopped tomatoes
2 cups dried halved apricots
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 cup orange juice
salt and pepper

Saute onions and chicken in skillet in olive oil until browned. Add to crockpot. Add everything else, stir and cook on low for the day. Serve with rice or cous cous.

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Sandra Heska King said...

YUM! Where do you get "ras el hanout spice mix," and how do you know if you have "really good" curry powder?

Mary DeMuth said...

You can buy it at most asian grocery stores or online (at Amazon!) here:


Harmony A. Watts said...

Mary, I couldn't find it in GR (and wasn't patient enough to order online and wait for it to arrive), so I found instructions to make one's own online: http://www.theepicentre.com/Spices/raselhanout.html. I had almost everything in my spice cupboard already!


Mary DeMuth said...

Great idea, Harmony. I figured it was just a combination of spices! Way to be a chef!