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Marrakesh Chicken (North Africa)


You can substitute chicken breasts or chicken parts, skinned or unskinned.


  • 1 frying chicken, skinned and cut in quarters
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon crushed coriander (or 1/2 tablespoon powdered)
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano (or 1/2 tablespoon powdered)
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • Good handful regular green olives
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced


  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and arrange in baking pan.
  2. Sprinkle with lemon juice, coriander, oregano, garlic, and olives.
  3. Pour olive oil over it.
  4. Cover with lemon slices and bake at 325 degrees F for 1 hour.
  5. Serve over couscous.

Serves 4.

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