Slow cooker Moroccan apricot chicken

Slow cooker Moroccan apricot chicken

This recipe is super easy and quick to prepare with minimal ingredients needed (except
for spices) and can only one pot required – a slow cooker. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Moroccan
Keyword: Chicken, slow cooker
Servings: 6
Calories: 373kcal


  • Slow Cooker


Main Ingredients

  • 750 g chicken pieces
  • 2 large red onions chopped
  • 65 grams dried apricot organic with no sulphur dioxide (E220 or 220)
  • 50 grams dried raisins organic with no sulphur dioxide (E220 or 220)
  • 1 tin organic chickpeas

Sauce ingredients

  • 300 mils chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste organic
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour or 1 tablespoon green banana flour or 1 teaspoon arrowroot
  • 2 teaspoons honey organic


  • 1.5 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1.5 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese 5 spice
  • 1.5 teaspoons Cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • Place the onions on the bottom of the slow cooker, then add chicken, apricots, raisins, and chickpeas
  • In a bowl, whisk together the chicken stock, tomato puree, lemon juice, flour, ginger, honey, cumin, cinnamon, black pepper, curry powder and cayenne
    slow cooker apricot chicken sauce
  • Pour the mixture over the chicken in the cooker
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  • Set slow cooker for 4 hours on high or 8 hours on low
  • Stir all ingredients to mix well, 1 hour prior to the end
  • Serve with cauliflower rice or brown rice or couscous


Moroccan apricot chicken nutritional information