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Chicken With Prunes and Almonds

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“Years ago, I could never imagine eating meat with fruits...Now, I just love this combination, chicken, prunes and a hint of cinnamon, just wonderful. This is a typical winter dish, with its warming spices. Try this after a long, rainy day and you will feel like on holiday in Morocco!”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together 2 tablespoons of the oil, cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger and rub this mixture in the hicken thighs. Set aside.
  2. Heat remaining oil in a large pot and saute the onions until soft.
  3. Add the chicken pieces and fry them a few minutes from each side.
  4. Add the prunes, almonds, honey and about one cup of water, cover and let simmer on low heat until the chicken is tender. This takes about 60-70 minutes.
  5. During cooking time, stir occasionally and check for liquid.
  6. Serve with couscous, rice or bread.

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