Chicken Style Apricot Tagine

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A classic Moroccan dish with a combination of sweet and savoury flavours.

Chicken Style Apricot Tagine




  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 300g VBites Chicken style pieces
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 5 fresh apricots
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • Handful of coriander
  • 1 tbsp of maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp of flaked almonds
  • 500ml vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp plain white flour


  1. Heat oil in a medium-sized pan and fry the onion until they start to brown.
  2. Add the VBites chicken style pieces and cook for 4-5 minutes turning regularly.
  3. Mix in the ground spices, garlic, and flour and cook for 1 minute before adding the vegetable stock.
  4. Stir regularly until the sauce starts to thicken and then cover and simmer on a low heat for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove the stones from the apricots and roughly chop.
  6. Add to the pan with the chopped coriander and lime juice and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  7. In a small frying pan dry toast the flaked almonds as a garnish.
  8. Serve with couscous and sprinkle with toasted almonds.

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