X|FOOD: Chicken Tangine Makful Recipe by Chef Naima
We've gathered this Middle-Eastern inspired recipe by Chef Naima of Tagine Restaurant at One&Only Royal Mirage for the month of Ramadan.
It is easy to prep and can be cooked in just under two hours making it perfect for Iftar.
Chicken Tagine Makful by Chef Naima
• Batch 1
2 kg Whole Chicken
30 g Chopped Garlic
800 g Chopped Onion
20 g Dry Coriander
20 g Fresh Chopped Parsley
30 g Ginger Powder
20 g Salt
20 g White Pepper
40 g Smen (Substitute: ghee)
1 g Saffron
1 pc Yellow Coloring (optional)
1 Liter Chicken Stock
• Batch 2
150 g Preserved Lemon Wedges
100 g Green Olives
100 g Fresh Tomato Sliced
1. Marinate the chicken for 1 hour with olive oil, onion, coriander, parsley, saffron, smen, salt, pepper and ginger powder.
2. Start cooking the marinated chicken in a tagine (or glass/ceramic oven dish) for 45 minutes at 180°C (with the yellow coloring) and the chicken stock.
3. Rectify seasoning and add the batch 2 then continue cooking for another 10 min.
4. The Chicken Tagine Makful is ready to be served.