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Moroccan Chicken

Tender chicken in a rich, spicy tomato sauce.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Servings: 2


  • 4-6 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tsp ground dried ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp almonds chopped
  • flatbread or baguette


  • With a sharp knife make 2-3 incisions into every chicken drumstick. In a small glas mix the juice of one lemon, a tbsp of olive oil and some salt and pepper. Rub the mixture into the chicken.
  • Heat a big skillet over medium to high heat. Add the chicken drumsticks and fry them until they are golden brown all around.
  • Add the chopped onions and stir for a few minutes.
  • Add the tomato sauce, the ginger, the cinnamon and the chili flakes. Stir until everything is combined. Cover the pan with a lid, turn down the heat and let it simmer for 20-25 min.
  • In a small pan roast the sesame seeds and the almonds until they are starting to brown. Set aside.
  • When the chicken is done, add the honey to the sauce and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Sprinkle the sesame-almond-mixture over the chicken when you serve it. Yum.