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Moroccan Chicken Thighs

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  • 8 chicken thighs (large)
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 3 tablespoons butter
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    Calories540Calories from Fat350
    Total Fat39g60%
    Saturated Fat12g60%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat350
    Total Carbohydrate4g1%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C45%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Paula 12 days ago
    Really liked it - created delicious juice.
    tammi daub 2 months ago
    Delicious and very moist. I used bone in chicken thighs.
    Catherine G. 3 months ago
    I really enjoyed this. I added a large garlic clove. I also added small potatoes oiled in olive oil for an additional 10 minutes before the chicken. I cooked it in my air fryer at 400f for 30 min total. I would not eat the sauce as it seems too greasy for me. Served with green beans.
    Diana Jo Marmont 4 months ago
    Very tasty. Skin on chicken was super crispy which is always a treat. We didn’t find the cinnamon to be overwhelming. Depending on the size of the thighs you have you may need to make additional rub. We’re planning on making a jar of the mix to keep on hand.
    Rosa Schmitt 5 months ago
    It took longer to cook about 10-15 mins and cinnamon flavor was a bit overpowering. Needed more salt but not horrible. There was a lot of sauce and that was tasty.
    Jill Elizabeth 7 months ago
    Superb. This will be on heavy rotation in my house.
    bcw Whitworth 10 months ago
    Super easy and tasty.
    Todd Goldin a year ago
    These were awesome! My only mistake was not spraying my glass baking dish first, but no big deal. They still came out perfect! I'll definitely be making these year round. They looked just as amazing as they tasted, and the recipe is so easy to follow! I also loved the spice blend and the way it smelled. This is one I'll be addicted to for a while!
    These were awesome! I subbed curry powder for the turmeric and only made half the chicken but used almost the full measurements for the spices listed here. Will definitely make again.
    TheYelllowDart a year ago
    Very good, but spices were a bit too strong would lessen as a future modification
    The Hungry Cook a year ago
    The seasonings are delicious! I did not use butter, and simply pan fried in 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Perfect!
    My family enjoyed the chicken a lot. My daughter kept dipping bread into the pan gravy. The butter, seasoning and drippings from the cooked chicken tasted excellent to her. She also thought the pan drippings would make an excellent soup base. She enjoys cooking a lot.
    T Powell a year ago
    Delicious Followed the recipe exactly
    Louise Sykes 2 years ago
    It was very tasty and I think the method is very easy to follow. Roasted chicken for me is always a winner. Loved the unusual mix of spices.
    Carrie Ann Hull 2 years ago
    It was sooo flavorful and very lemony, which I love. I’ll be making this again. Even my two year old loved this dish, I served it with roasted cauliflower and home made paleo roti, and a side salad. Yum, glad there is leftovers.
    Cheryl Fortier 2 years ago
    LOVE this recipe. Its part of my regular rotation. Two big thumbs up!!!! Didn’t change a thing.
    Denise Granger 2 years ago
    Loved the chicken. Fast and easy to make. I used oranges since I had no lemons.
    Karen L. 3 years ago
    Really good flavor and easy to make. Will definitely make again.
    Linda 3 years ago
    Had to put it under the broiler for a few minutes to crisp up the skin, otherwise the recipe was perfect.
    Webman Winter 3 years ago
    Have now made this many times for an easy well seasoned chicken dish
    ALICIA D. 3 years ago
    Very nice spicy zesty flavor. I didn’t have lemons so I used limes instead. I used this recipe on a half chicken and served with Parmesan garlic potato wedges and carrots.
    Maryanne Nnake 3 years ago
    It was really good. It had a kick as well.
    Mike Gilpin 4 years ago
    Wonderful, the family loves it!
    Ginting 4 years ago
    Wonderful.. it was good. I just follow the recipe and make it again for sure
    Carolyn Balinskas 4 years ago
    Good flavor. Easy and no onion no garlic.
    Shawna Campbell 4 years ago
    Made this yesterday excellent!
    Lalania Johnson 4 years ago
    Excellent flavor!! My entire family loved it!! I've made it twice now! Let the seasoning sit on the meat for at least a few hours; I left it on for about 8 hours. I made it on my gas grill. Super easy!!
    Angelica Chai 4 years ago
    A family favorite! I make it about every other week. It's easy and fast. I double the seasoning and add extra salt and lemon.
    Lisa Murray 5 years ago
    It was actually pretty good. When I ate it cold, I would say a 4. But, when I reheated it, it had a lot of zing. My palate was pleasantly pleased.
    Cooked with boneless thighs (what I had on hand) in a convection oven at 375 degrees for 28-30 minutes. Not bad. Easy to make. I think that marinating the chicken in some lemon, salt, and pepper for a bit beforehand (maybe 30 minutes to an hour) might make it a bit more flavorful throughout. The spices tasted great; they just hung out on the outside of the chicken while the inside was kinda meh. Could have used a bit more lemon flavor and maybe a bit more salt. I'll be making it again with a few modifications.