Moroccan Chicken Olive Stew Recipe

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(This post is sponsored by KUHN RIKON but the opinion is all mine!)
Moroccan Chicken Olive Stew is a popular and delicious dish served on special occasions in Morocco, it requires a little time to prepare and is flavorful despite the few spices used. This recipe is ideal for those who do not have the time yet want to cook amazing dinner for their family.

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Why Did I Disappear?

Before talking about the recipe, I must share few things with you, a little personal but I guess you (my readers) should know what was going on and why I didn’t post for a while. First, let me say that all is well at my end and I spent past days enjoying success and pleasant surprises from my family and friends.

The best thing about being your own boss is taking time off whenever you want and I had to spend some time away from my blog and enjoy all the blessings God showered me with.

Moroccan Chicken Olive Stew 3My son made me a proud mom (He always does) and passed with good grades. My husband and I worked on three successful projects, one of them you’ll get to witness hopefully soon! We did have a family emergency and things for a short while didn’t look promising but it all worked great at the end.

These are some of the pleasant moments I have experienced in the past weeks. There was something new almost daily so I had to take a break from blogging.

The Giveaway

I am happy beyond words and I want to express this happiness by giving something amazing away to one lucky reader.

I have teamed up with KUHN RIKON and will be giving away one Duromatic® Micro Microwave Pressure Cooker.

Today’s recipe (Moroccan Chicken Olive Stew) is made in Duromatic® Micro Microwave Pressure Cooker. The dish usually takes two hours and a half to cook, while in the Duromatic® Micro Microwave Pressure Cooker, it took 23 minutes only!

I love my stove top pressure cooker, but the microwave version made me fall in love again. I never cooked in the microwave before, the idea is all new to me since I mainly use my stove and oven to cook and the microwave is left for heating food.

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Amazing Results Using Duromatic® Micro Microwave Pressure Cooker

I thought the chicken will come out tasting boiled, but I was in for a big and pleasant surprise. The dish came out better than when cooked in a tajin (a Moroccan stove top pot, made from clay). I didn’t marinate the chicken, yet the flavor has reached the bone.

You do not have to marinate the meat, this microwave pressure cooker spreads the flavor evenly to each and every part of the meat you are cooking, be it chicken, beef, or fish.

Duromatic® Micro Microwave Pressure Cooker is a blessing in disguise. Did I mention that it comes with a cookbook? The cookbook has amazing recipes, from soups, main meals, and even dessert.

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Product Description:

  • Prepare meals quick and easy!
  • Cooks like a traditional pressure cooker, in less time.
  • Cooks faster than stove top standard cookware.
  • Two safety pressure release valves.
  • Locking lid won’t open under pressure.
  • Silicone gasket seals in flavors and nutrients for healthier cooking.
  • Arched handle on the lid is easier to open, close and carry.
  • Stay cool side handles on each side fold down for convenient storage.
  • Interior trivet for steaming favorite food is included.
  • Non-stick surface is easy to clean
  • BPA free.
  • Recipe book and User Manual included.
  • Dishwasher safe with gasket removed. Hand wash and air dry silicone gasket.
  • For use with microwaves with minimum inner cavity size 11.5″W x 11.5″L x 6.5″H

To enter this giveaway, you have to:

 Be USA resident.

18+ years old.

Subscribe to my blog.

For more entries and is optional:

Follow me on Instagram.

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Giveaway ends on July 15, 2017.

Let’s Make Moroccan Chicken Olive Stew!

Moroccan Chicken Olive Stew
 
Ingredients
  • 3 chicken quarters with skin
  • 1 large onion. Half of it minced and the other half sliced thinly
  • 1 ½ teaspoon ghee
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup pitted olives, black or green
Instructions
  1. In a bowl mix all the ingredients well except the thinly sliced onion, olives, and water.
  2. Add the sliced onion to the pressure cooker and place the chicken on top.
  3. Add the water and cover the pressure cooker.
  4. Place the pressure cooker in the microwave and cook for 23 minutes.
  5. Allow the pressure cooker to release all the pressure naturally.
  6. Open the pressure cooker and add the olives. Serve hot.
  7. **If you don’t have a microwave pressure cooker, marinade the chicken for at least two hours or overnight. Follow all the steps using a regular pan and cooking on stove top. Cover and cook on medium heat for 2 hours.

 

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