Crockpot Moroccan Chicken

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Amanda Carlisle
This Crock Pot Moroccan Chicken Recipe adds fresh flavors to simple ingredients. This is a great meal if you are trying to eat healthier for swimsuit season too!
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  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 8 skinless boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped onion about 1 medium
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tablespoon bottled minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice divided
  • 1 14-ounce can chicken broth
  • 1 13.1-ounce jar green Greek olives, drained and pitted
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 cups cooked couscous
  • Lemon Slices optional


  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook a few minutes on each side or until browned. Remove chicken from pan and place in crock pot.
  • Add all of the other ingredients (except for the couscous) to the crock pot. Top with lemon slices (optional) Cover and cook on high for 3 hours or Low for 6 hours.
  • Serve over couscous.Gluten Free
  • Use gluten free chicken broth and a gluten free couscous. If you can't find a gluten free couscous you can use a plain brown rice.