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Easy Moroccan chicken soup is a delicious hearty and full bodied soup made from the popular spices of Morocco. Thick and comforting this is an easy to make all in one quick healthy meal.
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Easy Moroccan Chicken Soup

Easy Moroccan chicken soup is a delicious hearty and full bodied soup made from the popular spices of Morocco. Thick and comforting this is an easy to make all in one quick healthy meal.
Course Lunch
Cuisine Moroccan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 530kcal
Author Neil

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 400 g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 500 ml chicken stock
  • 35 g dried apricots chopped
  • 35 g dried pitted dates
  • 400 g cooked shredded chicken breasts.
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • ½ teaspoon mild chilli powder
  • 1 x 400g tin chickpeas with liquid
  • Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh coriander chopped

Instructions

  • In a large pan gently heat the olive oil then add the diced onion and sauté until soft.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes, tomato puree, chicken stock, apricots and dates bring to a boil, reduce heat and let the soup simmer for 20 minutes
  • Add the cooked chicken, spices and the chickpeas (with liquid) and simmer for about 8 minutes.
  • Season to taste and serve with the coriander

Notes

You could use leftover chicken or turkey to make this recipe.

Nutrition

Calories: 530kcal | Carbohydrates: 33.5g | Protein: 41.5g | Fat: 26.3g | Saturated Fat: 6.6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11.5g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 119.5mg | Sodium: 522.5mg | Fiber: 8.6g | Sugar: 14.9g | Vitamin A: 550IU | Vitamin C: 23.9mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 4.1mg