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Cook Harissa Chicken Tagine at home with Shane Delia.

June 2020

Shane Delia teaches you how to prepare a delicious Chicken, chickpea & tomato harissa ‘Tagine’ at home.

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Cook Harissa Chicken Tagine at home with Shane Delia.

June 2020

Shane Delia teaches you how to prepare a delicious Chicken, chickpea & tomato harissa ‘Tagine’ at home.

: Chicken, chickpea & tomato harissa ‘Tagine’

Shane Delia prepares a chicken tagine dish at home. Image: Supplied.

At home with Shane Delia: Chicken Tagine
At home with Shane Delia: Chicken Tagine
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Tagine Puree

2 tbsp tomato paste
100gms roasted red capsicums, in a jar or fresh
1 large brown onion pealed
4 cloves garlic
½ preserved lemon
½ bunch fresh coriander. Roots and stems no leaves

  • Place all ingredients in a blender and puree to a paste

Tagine

Pinch of saffron
1 tbsp cumin powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tsp red allepo pepper/ Pul biber (if available)
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp fennel seeds
1 tsp black pepper, crushed
80ml extra virgin olive oil
Salt, to taste
100g crushed tomatoes
400ml water
100g tinned chickpeas
2 skinless chicken Maryland

  • In a pan toast off all the spices together until fragrant then remove from pan.

  • Add oil and return pan to the heat. Add the tagine puree and allow to simmer for a few minutes then add the toasted dry spice to the puree.  

  • Stir to combined then add the tomatoes, chickpeas and water and simmer.

  • To prepare the chicken, separate the thigh from the drumstick.

  • Place in the tomato harissa sauce base and simmer on a low heat for 30 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.  

  • Place in a serving dish and enjoy!