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Chicken and pomegranate tagine

Recipe facts:
Costs: £1.03
Takes: 40 mins
Serves: 4


1tbsp olive oil
4 chicken legs
1 large onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed to a paste
knob ginger, finely grated
1tsp ground cumin
1tsp ground coriander
1tsp ground cinnamon
200ml pomegranate juice
200ml chicken stock
8 soft ready to eat dried apricots, halved
4 soft ready to eat dried figs, quartered
To serve
4tbsp fresh pomegranate seeds
To serve
handful chopped fresh coriander


Heat the oil in a large casserole and brown the chicken on each side, remove from the pan with a slotted spoon and set aside. Stir in the onion and cook for a few minutes to soften before adding the garlic, ginger, cumin, coriander and cinnamon. Cook for a minute more then add the juice and stock, stir in well. Return the chicken back to the pan along with the apricots and figs and bring to the boil. Turn down to a low simmer, cover with a lid and cook for 30 minutes.

Once the tagine is cooked, remove from the pan and scatter over the fresh pomegranate and coriander. Serve with couscous.

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