This spiced carrot and chicken stew takes inspiration from the slow-braised tagines of North Africa, with flavors like cinnamon, cumin, cilantro, and golden raisins.
If you aren't crazy about chicken thighs, you can use chicken breasts. Serve over couscous or rice pilaf. Want the recipe? Then keep on reading. 2 pounds carrots, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch lengths Serves 4.
8 skinless chicken thighs (about 2 1/2 pounds total)
1 garlic clove, thinly sliced
1 cinnamon stick
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1/4 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup cilantro leaves
1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted if desired
Couscous, for serving (optional)
2 pounds carrots, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch lengths