This stunning recipe with vibrant colors is adapted from Fatema Hal.She owns an authentic Maroccan restaurant in my neighborhood "La Mansouria"opened in 1984.
Ingredients for 6:
-6 pieces of chicken farmed raised
-2 ts olive oil
-1 ts of ginger
-1 ts rose water
-1/2 saffron(JM Thiercelin)
- fresh cilantro
- 20 dates
In a large cast iron skillet(I used a wok),heat olive oil.Brown chicken pieces lightly.Remove from pan and reserve.
Cook gently onion slices until caramelized.Add pieces of chicken with salt,saffron,ginger,grounded pepper,Add 1/4 cup of water and rose water and simmer gently for 40 min.10 minutes before serving, add dates.Serve with couscous and freshly chopped cilantro.
Posted by Myrtille at 5:12 PM . June 24, 2007