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2 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Tagine of Chicken and Olives

Delicious Algerian dish known as Meslalla, usually slow cooked.



  1. Sauté onions in oil until soft.
  2. Add chopped carrots and garlic, cook 2 minutes stirring frequently.
  3. Add remaining ingredients except olives and couscous.
  4. Cook 10 minutes under pressure, then lower pressure using cold-water-release method.
  5. Add the olives, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Cook 3 more minutes under pressure, then lower using cold water method again.
  7. Serve over 1/2 cup plain couscous.
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I removed the oil and cooked the onions in a spritz of cooking spray instead. I rubbed the chicken in a pasted of turmeric, cinnamon, the bay leaf, garlic and saffron (with a bit of water) for 20 minutes and then followed your directions, just subbing in fat free veggie broth for the water. It's absolutely delicious!
05 Apr 09 by member: aery


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Nutrition summary:

There are 451 calories in 1 serving of Tagine of Chicken and Olives.
Calorie break-down: 43% fat, 32% carbs, 25% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 198
Calories 451
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 22.05g 34%
  Saturated Fat 3.094g 15%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.854g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 15.694g  
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 1026mg 43%
Potassium 432mg  
Total Carbohydrate 36.85g 12%
  Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
  Sugars 7.09g  
Protein 29.2g  
Vitamin A 242% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 9% Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(451 calories)
23% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (32%)
Fat (43%)
Protein (25%)
Carbohydrates, 36.85g (32%) Fat, 22.05g (43%) Protein, 29.2g (25%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories