• Tel: (212) 799-3894
  • Email: info@cfyl.org
Chicken & Butternut Squash Tagine- anti-cancer recipes- cook for your life

Servings: 4 Prep time: 20 minutes

Chicken & Butternut Squash Tagine

This delicious Chicken & Butternut Squash Tagine recipe is really fast to put together, especially if your local store sells cut pre-cut butternut squash. It can easily be adapted for vegetarians by using cooked or canned chickpeas instead of the chicken.

To learn how to cut a butternut squash click here.
To learn how to chop an onion click here.


1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven or heavy pot over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, until soft and golden, for about 8 minutes. Raise the heat to medium high and stir in the garlic. Cook until it becomes fragrant, for about 1 minute.

2. Stir the cumin and the other spices into the onions. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add the chicken pieces and coat with the spices.

3. Add 1 cup of water, and stir well to remove spices from the bottom of the pan. Add squash, olives, and prunes; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 10-15 minutes or until squash is tender. Taste for salt. Garnish with cilantro and parsley. Serve with Basic Couscous.

Recipe adapted from Cooking Light,  November 2009

Your Cart

The cart is empty

become a sponsor today! donate now