Chicken and Quince Tagine

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Chicken and Quince Tagine

Chicken and Quince Tagine

We all know about tagines for cooking, but this one is easy to remember, easy to make and only a few spices are needed. I love-making easy and tasty food, and my Chicken and quince tagine is certainly among my favourites. Recently I  passed by my favourite fruit store and I saw three lonely quinces left on the shelf –  You can guess the rest of the story, as I don’t like to see opportunities going to waste.

I don’t know much about quince. But I do know you can make jam and preserves, you even stew them with sugar and lemon. Also you can make sweet purée and serve it with cheese it’s delicious especially at Christmas.

It’s fine to leave quince out for a few days, or you can wrap them in a paper bag and pop them in the fridge – they’ll keep for at least three to four weeks.

So… let’s get on and make this beautiful dish………..my Chicken and Quince Tagine.

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Chicken and Quince Tagine
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Course Main Course
Cuisine Tagine Dishes
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
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Ingredients
Course Main Course
Cuisine Tagine Dishes
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
People
Ingredients
Votes: 1
Rating: 5
You:
Rate this recipe!
Instructions
To cook the Chicken:
  1. Wash the chicken and pat it dry, Place a clay tagine or a casserole dish (if suitable) on the hob on a medium heat, add the butter and fry the chicken until brown.
  2. Now add the onions and fry for 10 min, then add all the spices and the cinnamon stick and toss for around 5 mins.
  3. Add the cup of water and chicken stock and simmer for 45 mins or until the chicken is done.
For the Quince:
  1. Wash and peel the quince then cut into medium slices. Put in a deep pan with one star anise and simmer for 15 mins. Take out of the pan and drain the water off.
  2. In a separate pan, fry the quince with the butter and the sugar until it's brown. Take out and decorate on top of the chicken. Serve with couscous or potatoes or veg of your choice.
Recipe Notes

Although this dish is not full of juice or sauce, it is packed full of flavour - however, please feel free to increase or retain more liquid if you choose.Personally, I feel too much liquid doesn't always improve a dish of this type.

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