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Lemon Chicken With Cilantro and Olives (Poulet M'charmel)

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“From the North African Kitchen”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
1 chicken
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix onion, half the cilantro and parsley, the spices, salt and half the lemon juice and olive oil. Dilute with water to make a sauce.
  2. Rub some of the sauce over the outside of the chicken.
  3. Place chicken in a large cooking pan.
  4. pour the rest of the mixture around the meat, cover and simmer over medium heat for 30 to 45 minutes. Turn occasionally and add more water if necessary.
  5. When chicked cooked through, add the remaining cilantro and parsley and pour over the remaining lemon juice. Leave to simmer hard for a few more minutes to thicken the sauce.
  6. Arrange chicken on a dish and garnish with slices of preserved lemon and olives.

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