African Peach And Chicken Tagine Recipe To Try Out

Recipe created by Reuben Riffel, head chef at Reuben’s Restaurant, Franschhoek, South Africa.
African Peach And Chicken Tagine Recipe To Try Out

African Peach And Chicken Tagine Recipe To Try Out. Happy Monday. I hope you had a lovely weekend? So the weekend soon when by, didn’t it? And just like that, the start of a new week!!

I don’t like Mondays, I love them because I also get to see your creative recipes over at Creative Mondays.

Like chicken and fruit together? If so, do you fancy trying this African peach and chicken tagine?

How To Make African Peach And Chicken Tagine:

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 35 minutes

Serves: 4

African Peach And Chicken Tagine Ingredients:

1 tbsp olive oil

1 small onion, diced

3-4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces

1 tbsp finely grated ginger

1 garlic clove, finely chopped

2 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp ground paprika

1 tsp ground cinnamon

¼ to ½ tsp red chilli flakes

4-5 South African peaches, skinned* and sliced

1 small sweet potato, cut into small bite-size pieces

1x 400g tin chopped tomatoes

125ml water

75g Kalamata olives, pitted

½ tsp salt

50g raisins

Freshly ground black pepper to taste

Couscous or rice, to serve

2 tbsp pine nuts, toasted

Chopped fresh coriander

How To Make African Peach And Chicken Tagine:

1.) Firstly, heat the oil in a large, wide frying pan over medium heat. Add the onion and chicken. Cook, stirring occasionally until chicken is no longer pink.

2.) Stir in ginger, garlic and seasonings. Add peaches, sweet potatoes, tomatoes and their juice, water, olives and salt. Then stir.

3.) Bring to the boil, then cover and simmer gently, stirring occasionally until sweet potato is soft, about 15 to 20 minutes.

 4.) Stir in raisins, then season to taste with salt and pepper.

Last but not least, enjoy.

African Peach And Chicken Tagine Recipe To Try Out

Serve with couscous or rice, sprinkled with pine nuts and coriander.

Top Tip:

Place the peaches in boiling water for about 30 seconds.

Using a slotted spoon, remove from the boiling water and place in a bowl filled with iced water.

As soon as the peaches are cool enough to handle, lightly pinch the softened skin and peel off with your fingers.

African Peach And Chicken Tagine Recipe To Try Out.

So how tasty!?

About This Post:

Recipe created by Reuben Riffel, head chef at Reuben’s Restaurant, Franschhoek, South Africa. Guest post. No payment was received.

So what do you think of this recipe? Do you fancy trying it?

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African Peach And Chicken Tagine Recipe To Try Out

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4 Comments

  1. likeschocolate
    10th November 2016 / 3:35 pm

    This looks amazing!

  2. Peter
    28th May 2020 / 7:07 pm

    Very tasty 🙂

  3. Deborah
    11th May 2021 / 7:52 pm

    This looks very tasty. Since peaches aren’t yet in season, would it be okay to use canned or frozen peaches and add them later in the cook time?

    Thank you

    • 13th May 2021 / 10:11 am

      You could try this. I would say frozen ones would need cooking longer than fresh ones.

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