Spicy Moroccan Chicken Casserole with Pearl Cous Cous and Greens | Clean Eating | Under 400 Calories | Slow Cooker
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Spicy Chicken Slow Cooker

Packed with tomato goodness, this is a rich and warming casserole perfect for those cool nights.  Full of flavour, this clean eating dish packs a punch and will leave you wanting more.  And since it is less than 400 calories per serve, why not!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Moroccan
Keyword slow cooked spicy chicken casserole, slow cooker moroccan chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 385kcal
Author Kim

Ingredients

  • 600 grams / 1 lb. Chicken Thigh Fillet
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 4 tablespoons Morrocan seasoning (I use masterfoods)
  • 1 medium Brown onion
  • 2 teaspoons crushed garlic
  • 2 teaspoons Minced ginger paste
  • ½ Red chilli (diced, seeds removed)
  • ½ cup / 120 ml Chicken stock
  • 400 grams / 14 oz. Tin diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons Tomato paste
  • 100 grams / 3.5 oz. Pearl cous cous
  • 50 grams / 2 0z. green beans

Instructions

  • Preparation: In a medium size freezer bad, place the plain flour and 2 tablespoons of Moroccan seasoning. Toss and coat the chicken and then shake off excess.
  • Either in a frypan, or in your slow cooker, brown off the chicken pieces. Place to the side once browned
  • Add onion, ginger, garlic, chilli and seasoning and cook until onion softens
  • Add half the stock and bring to the boil
  • Slow Cooker (or casserole dish with lid if cooking in oven):  Add the chicken, onion mixture, the tin tomatoes, tomato paste, remaining chicken stock, and remaining 2 tablespoons of seasoning
  • Gently stir sauce through to cover the chicken
  • Cook in your Slow Cooker on low for 6 hours and serve with pearl cous cous, green beans, and a slice of lime. Garnish with chopped parsley.  Alternatively, you can cook in the oven for 60 to 70 minutes at 180 degrees C/350 degrees F.

Notes

  • If you don't have a slow cooker, you can make this recipe using the same preparation method on the stovetop, and then bake for 90 minutes in an oven at 180 degrees C.
  • If sauce is to liquid, add a tablespoon of cornflour mixed in a tablespoon of water and add to the sauce.  Stir to thicken.

Nutrition

Calories: 385kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g