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Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken Stew

Louisa Clements
Slow cooker Moroccan chicken stew is a flavourful stew inspired by North African flavours that cooks all day in your slow cooker.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time6 hours
Total Time6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 5 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/4 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup water


  • In a small bowl, combine cumin, paprika, turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, black pepper and salt.
  • In a medium bowl, toss chicken with 1 tbsp of spice mixture, reserve the remaining spice mixture.
  • Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add onion, sauté until beginning to soften about 2-3 minutes. Add chicken to pan and brown about 4-5 minutes until golden.
  • Add garlic, sweet potato, carrots and remaining spice mixture. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Dump chicken and vegetables into slow cooker.
  • Add crushed tomato and water to the pan you cooked the vegetables and chicken in. Stir to loosen up brown bits on bottom of the pan.
  • Pour liquid from the pan into slow cooker and cook on low for 6 hours.
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Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken Stew
Amount Per Serving
Calories 321 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 121mg40%
Sodium 511mg22%
Potassium 1076mg31%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 42g84%
Vitamin A 6977IU140%
Vitamin C 11mg13%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Nutrition information is an estimate and is provided for informational purposes only. If you have any specific dietary concerns, please consult with your healthcare practitioner.