Easy Moroccan Chicken Olives recipe

Easy moroccan chicken olives recipe

Easy Moroccan Chicken Olives recipe

“I like chicken a lot because chicken is generous – that is to say, it’s obedient. It will do whatever you tell it to do.”     
Maya Angelou

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The best easy Moroccan chicken olives recipe!!!

Not necessary to find out the best and easiest chicken recipe, yes no need to worry about that which and what types of recipes that you loved. It’s up to you, but at the end of the result, your dish should be nutritional and easy to prepare. Today evening I tried Moroccan chicken olives recipe and also I served to a couple of Malaysia guests. “It was lovely and delicious” this is the word said by them, so I have posted (easy Moroccan chicken olives) the same recipe as what I prepared and served. The easy Moroccan chicken olives recipe consist with some of spices and bunch of natural herbs accommodate with seasonal vegetables. The six spices (Moroccan spices) should have added in your ingredients list when you are going to cook a Moroccan dish.

Few words about Moroccan cuisine and their spices.

Moroccan cuisine is not specified the particular or specific country or cuisine, it’s about the blend of some continent of the country. This cuisine is a mix of Berber, Arabic, Mediterranean and Andalusian cuisine. Moroccan food has unique flavor and taste because they produced their own spices and herbs for this. Homemade Moroccan spices (six ground spices) the most popular all over the middle east countries. They ground the coriander, turmeric, cinnamon, white pepper, ginger and all spices for the six ground mixture spices. They never forget to use the saffron and olives for enhancing the flavor of their dishes or food. The same spices and flavor, I used in my dish of easy Moroccan chicken olives recipe. I made these spices with cinnamon, nutmeg, cumin, coriander, bayleaf and dry ginger.

easy Moroccan chicken olives recipe

Best and easy Moraccan chicken olives recipe

Rub chicken with six ground spices, slow cook and finishing with saffron.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean, MORACCAN
Keyword Chicken olives, Moraccan chicken recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 Serving
Calories 207 kcal
Author Biraj Kumar


  • 440 gm Chicken with bone ( around divided by 8 no of pieces)
  • 6 no Buttom mushroom ( cut 1/2 pieces of each mushroom)
  • 1 no Red Bellpepper (Large dice cut)
  • 2 tbsp Six ground spices ( Moroccan homemeade spices)
  • 2 tbsp Chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsp Chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup Black olives( Kalamata)
  • Fresh rosemary (Whole)
  • Salt/white pepper to taste
  • Whole parsley for garnish
  • 1 pinch Saffron strands
  • 4 tbsp Olive oil (Extra virgin)
  • 1/2 tbsp Cumin powder
  • 3 cups White stock


  1. Well wash the chicken, strain well and keep in a large mixing bowl, add six ground mixture spices, olive oil, salt, white pepper, and little-chopped garlic, rub the chicken thoroughly. Set aside and Keep it for 30 minutes.

  2. Heat olive oil in a heavy skillet pan with an over medium heat, add chopped garlic and onion stir until it reached light golden color, then, put mushroom, bell pepper and saute for a couple of minutes. When the vegetables are softened, add the marinated chicken in it and cook with slow, medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes.

  3. Then add 3 cups of chicken stock and cook covered with a lid. In between check with a thermometer for chicken is cooked or not. When you will sure that it will take only 4 or 5 minutes for finishing your dish, put the saffron strands and check with your tasting spoon, you can add seasoning if needed or as your liking.

  4. Remove from the fire and divided into the serving bowl, garnish with parsley sprig and served hot.

Personal Life; Biraj was born in Bhubaneswar to a Hindu family. He did his schooling from Gadi Brahma VidyaPitha and pursued his education in Hotel Management from Institute of tourism and hotel management College, Odisha. He is also a graduate from the Utkal University in Travel & Tourism. At a very early age, he took a liking to cook and pursued it to become one of the great chefs in the country. He is also very passionate about Swimming, photography, travel, and history. Professional Life; Having the early lessons about cooking from his brother, he began his career around 2011, from the Ramada group of hotels and worked with many of its hotels in various cities across India. After working with Ramada in short tenure, He worked with Radisson Group of the hotel and achieved the Best Restaurant Award in January 2016; Chef Biraj has an in-depth understanding of regional Indian cuisine having learned it from the best in the industry during his early career. He is equally adept with innovative Indian cuisine that is at par with the best culinary standards in the world. Currently, Biraj is associated with Flora Group of Hotels, Dubai & existing his art of culinary & skills.
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