Moroccan Chicken Stew (slow cooker)

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Preparation Time 20 minutes Total Time 4 hours (in a slow cooker)
Servings 8 Cost Per Serving $2.08
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6 eachChicken thighs, skinless
1 cupOnion, sliced
1 cupRed Bell Pepper, sliced
8 clovesGarlic
1 cupDried Fruit (prunes, apricots, raisins)
1 cupAlmonds
1 1/2 cupsCrushed Tomato, canned
2 tbspHarissa paste (optional)
2 tbspFresh Ginger, grated
1 tspGround Cinnamon
1/2 tspGround Black Pepper
1/2 tspSea Salt


  1. Rub salt, black pepper, ginger and harissa paste into chicken then place into the slow cooker.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients into the slow cooker and cook on high for 4 hours.
  3. If you do not have a slow cooker, place ingredients and 1 cup (250 mL) chicken stock in an oven proof dish and bake covered for 2 ½ hours in oven preheated to 350 °F (175 °C).


  • Where do you find protein-rich foods? There are many choices to choose from such as: eggs, low-fat dairy products, poultry, fish, and lean cuts of beef.  Want plant-based sources of protein? You can choose from: beans, legumes, nuts, seeds, soy products and whole grains.​
  • Soups, stews and slow braised meals are great to prepare all in one pot or dish. This will ensure that you can enjoy your meal without worrying about the dishes afterwards.
  • Slow and Low: Cooking a meal at a low temperature for a longer amount of time will make your ingredients very tender.​