Print
This delicious & quick Instant Pot Moroccan Chicken is made with dried fruit and nuts and served with a refreshing glass of Passion Fruit Black Iced Tea.

Instant Pot Moroccan Chicken

This delicious & quick Instant Pot Moroccan Chicken is made with dried fruit and nuts and served with a refreshing glass of Passion Fruit Black Iced Tea

Course Main Course
Cuisine Moroccan
Keyword instant pot chicken quarters, instant pot drumsticks, instant pot recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 497 kcal
Author Tiffany bendayan

Ingredients

  • 4 Chicken Quarters skin and bone on
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup Prunes
  • 1/4 cup Golden Raisins
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1/2 cup Red Wine optional
  • 4 cups Beef Stock
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • 2 tablespoons Apricot Jam more if you'd like
  • 1/4 cup Pine Nuts toasted
  • 1/4 cup Almonds sliced and toasted
  • 2 tablespoons Cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • Salt + Pepper to taste
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Press the saute button on your instant pot and add olive oil

  2. Season chicken liberally with salt and pepper. Brown the chicken on both sides working in batches. Remove the browned chicken from the instant pot and set aside

  3. Add the onions and garlic. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until they soften. Add the prunes, raisins, and apricots. Cook for 1-2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper

  4. Add the wine and cook until the liquid is reduced for half

  5. Add the stock and the chicken. Close the lid and pressure cook on manual for 20 minutes

  6. When the 20 minutes has passed, release the pressure

  7. Open the lid and press the saute button 

  8. Remove 1/2 cup of sauce into a bowl. Mix that sauce with the cornstarch 

  9. Remove the chicken from the IP and place it on a rimmed serving platter.  Add the sauce with the cornstarch back in the instant pot 

  10. When the sauce thickens, add the lemon juice and apricot jam. Stir with a wooden spoon and check for seasoning

  11. Ladle the sauce on top of the chicken and sprinkle the almonds and pine nuts

  12. Enjoy! 

Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Moroccan Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 497 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 94mg31%
Sodium 398mg17%
Potassium 904mg26%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 595IU12%
Vitamin C 2.6mg3%
Calcium 59mg6%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.