• 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely sliced
  • 615 g pack British free-range skinless chicken thigh fillets
  • 2 tsp ras el hanout
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 0.5 tsp Fairtrade ground ginger
  • 1 tbsp runny honey
  • 2 x 390g cartons Italian chopped tomatoes in tomato juice
  • 70 g pack pitted green olives with mixed herbs
  • Harissa paste, to serve


  1. 1

    In a large casserole dish, heat the olive oil over a medium heat. Add the onions and cook for 8 minutes until softened. Add the garlic, cook for a further minute, then set aside in a bowl.

  2. 2

    Turn up the heat, add the chicken thigh fillets to the dish and cook for a few minutes on each side until golden.

  3. 3

    Return the onions and garlic to the casserole. Add the ras el hanout, cinnamon, ground ginger, honey, chopped tomatoes and olives, along with 150ml water. Cover and cook for 20 minutes, then remove the lid and cook for a further 10 minutes until the chicken is cooked through with no pink remaining and the sauce has thickened.

  4. 4

    Stir a little of the harissa into the tagine to taste.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 1156kj 276kcal 14%
  • Fat 15.5g 22%
  • Saturates 2.8g 14%
  • Sugars 7.9g 9%
  • Salt 0.9g 15%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 615kj/147kcal

Each serving provides

11.1g carbohydrate 2.9g fibre 21.6g protein

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