Chicken Tagine, apricots and roasted almonds



·         Cut the whole chicken into 10 pieces while leaving them on the bone and season well, heat a large frying pan and brown on all sides.

·         Remove the chicken pieces from the pan and add in the onions and garlic, cook until lightly coloured. Add in the tagine spice and cook for a couple of                minutes.

·         Add the honey, apricots and sultanas and cook for a further couple of minutes.

·         Pour in the chicken stock, tomato passata and lemon juice. Bring to a boil, season to taste.

·         Place chicken into a suitable ovenware dish and cover with the sauce. Cover with a lid and place into a preheated oven (180c / gas mark 4) and cook for            35 minutes.

·         Remove from the oven and finish with the roasted almonds and fresh coriander.