Bring a feast of flavors into your home with an excellent Morrocan chicken with green olives and lemon dinner. The family will thank you after they lick their plates clean.


  • 2 lemons
  • 15 ml DE RUSTICA ESTATE DELICATE extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, halved, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 15ml paprika
  • 10ml ground cumin
  • 5 ml ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 500 ml chicken stock
  • 1 chicken, cut into 8 pieces, skin removed
  • 125ml green olives


Cut 1 lemon into 8 wedges. Squeeze enough juice from second lemon to measure 15 ml; set wedges and juice aside. Heat the oil in large pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and sprinkle with salt and pepper; sauté until golden brown, about 8 minutes. Add garlic, paprika, cumin, cinnamon and ginger; stir 1 minute. Add the stock; bring to boil. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper; add to skillet. Add lemon wedges. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until chicken is cooked through, turning occasionally, 25 to 30 minutes. Transfer chicken to platter. Add olives and 2 tablespoons lemon juice to skillet. Increase heat to high; boil uncovered to thicken slightly, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Pour over chicken.


Recipe by Francois Ferreira


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