Moroccan Chicken and Veggie Skillet

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"Quick cooking chicken stew, wonderfully fragrant with Moroccan spices. Serve over couscous for an authentic meal. from Heart Healthy Cooking by Becel"

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (273.3 g)
  • Calories 135.5
  • Total Fat - 4.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 5.3 mg
  • Sodium - 453.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 22.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.6 g
  • Sugars - 6.2 g
  • Protein - 5.4 g
  • Calcium - 136.4 mg
  • Iron - 1.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 28.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Place fennel seeds (if using) on a cutting board and break them by cutting once or twice with a large, heavy knife. Or if you have a mortar and pestle, give them a couple of grinds to lightly crush and release the aroma. In a small bowl, mix crushed fennel seeds, cumin, cinnamon and cayenne; set aside.

Step 2

In a large nonstick frypan, heat oil over medium high heat. Brown chicken with onion and garlic about 5 minutes. Stir in fennel mixture and sauté 1 minute. Add broth, zucchini, carrots, raisins and salt; bring to a boil. Cover and simmer over low heat stirring once, 5 minutes or until veggies are tender.

Step 3

Dissolve cornstarch in 1 tablespoon water, stir cornstarch mixture into pan and cook until thickened. Serve over prepared couscous or rice and garnish with chopped coriander.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.

2 Reviews


The seasoning is just right. I made half the recipe keeping the veggies at 2 carrots, medium zucchini and a medium onion. I used stir fry chicken pieces.I didn't use any corn starch. This recipe will be made again and again. Thanks Derf the recipe is a winner.


review by:
(30 May 2013)


FANTASTIC! Tasty, quick and easy! I made this as directed but used 3 zucchini and doubled the sauce. I didn't use the fennel seed and used way less of the cayenne. I served it with couscous. My picky Hubby told me 3 times that this was really good! Made for the Billboard recipe tag game.


review by:
(25 Jul 2012)