Spicy chicken, chickpea & tomato casserole

Spicy chicken, chickpea & tomato casserole

A hearty stew for two with a strong, robust flavour that you can easily make with leftover chicken thighs.

By , 21 September 2015
Spicy chicken, chickpea & tomato casserole
  • Ready in: 70 mins
  • Serves: 2
  • Price: £4.00 per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 503g serving contains
  • Fat high
  • Saturates low
  • Sugars low
  • Salt low
  • Energy 2211KJ 528KCAL
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 440kJ/105kcal.
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large chicken thighs and legs
  • 2 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 large thumb of ginger, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp tomato purée
  • 227g can chopped tomatoes
  • 250ml chicken stock
  • 220g can chickpeas, drained
  • 1 handful fresh chopped coriander
  • Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a heavy based casserole dish. Add the chicken, skin side down and cook for two or three minutes until golden brown. Turn over the chicken pieces and brown the other sides. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.

  • Add the sliced onions and cook over a low to medium heat for 10-15 minutes until soft and caramelised. Add the dry spices and cook for a further couple of minutes stirring constantly. Add the garlic and ginger and then the tomato purée and cook for a further minute, stirring constantly.

  • Add the chopped tomatoes, chicken stock, chick peas and then the chicken. Put on the lid and cook gently for 30 minutes.

  • Remove the lid and continue cooking at a good simmer for a further 15 minutes.

  • Turn off the heat and sprinkle over the fresh chopped coriander. Take the dish to the table and allow people to serve themselves. This dish is perfect served with cous cous.