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Chicken, apple and prune casserole

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Chicken, Apple and Prune Tajine
Chicken, Apple and Prune Tajine
  • Serves: 2

  • Prep time:

    + overnight marinating
  • Cooking time:

    to cook
  • Skill level: Easy peasy

Always a winning winter warmer, this chicken casserole combines apple and prunes to add a different flavour.

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 3 onions, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • ¼tsp ground ginger
  • 1tsp ground cumin
  • 1tsp ground coriander
  • ¼tsp turmeric
  • 2tsp paprika
  • 25g (1oz) butter
  • 500ml (18fl oz) chicken stock
  • 2 apples, sliced
  • 50g (1 3/4oz) prunes
  • Handful fresh coriander, chopped

Method

  1. Marinate the chicken thighs with the onion, garlic, parsley and spices in a bowl in the fridge overnight.
  2. The next day, heat the butter in a flameproof casserole and stir-fry the spicy onions for 2 to 3 mins.
  3. Add the chicken and stock. Simmer gently over a low heat with the lid on for 1 hr until cooked. Add the apple and prunes, and simmer for a further 25 mins. Scatter with coriander and serve.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 845(kcal)
  • Fat 53.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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  • 3
(22 ratings)

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Tanya Olkhova

What a delicious chicken! Juicy & rich. My family DO love it...even fastidious "eaters" do.

Fonda Munteanu

This is a delicious recipe using apple and prunes with chicken. I give it a star.

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