Moroccan Chicken and Potato Salad with Olives Recipe

Moroccan Chicken and Potato Salad with Olives Recipe

How To Make Moroccan Chicken and Potato Salad with Olives

Juicy Moroccan chicken and tender potatoes are tossed in a spicy and tangy dressing mix in this delectably filling potato salad dish!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • lbsboiling potatoes,(about 5)
  • tbsplemon juice
  • 1tspground cumin
  • 1tsppaprika
  • 1tspsalt
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • ¼tspground ginger
  • ¼tspdried oregano
  • 7tbspolive oil
  • 1lbchicken,boneless
  • ½red onion
  • cupblack olives
  • ½cupflat leaf parsley,chopped


  1. Put the potatoes in a medium saucepan with salted water to cover and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and cook at a gentle boil for about 25 minutes, until tender.

  2. Drain the potatoes. When they are cool enough to handle, peel the potatoes and cut into ¼-inch slices.

  3. In a small glass or stainless-steel bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, cumin, paprika, ¾ teaspoon of the salt, ¼ teaspoon of pepper, the ginger, and the oregano. Whisk in 6 tablespoons of the oil.

  4. Heat a grill pan or a heavy frying pan over moderate heat.

  5. For the grill pan, coat the chicken with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil, then sprinkle with the remaining ¼ teaspoon of salt and ⅛ teaspoon of pepper.

  6. Cook the chicken for 5 minutes. Turn and cook for about 4 minutes longer, until browned and just done.

  7. Remove, and when cool enough to handle, cut the chicken into ¼-inch slices.

  8. For the frying pan, heat the oil in the pan and then season, cook, and slice the chicken in the same way.

  9. In a large bowl, combine the warm potatoes with half of the dressing. Add the chicken, onion, olives, parsley, and the remaining dressing and toss.

  10. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 600.52kcal
  • Fat: 41.18g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.25g
  • Trans Fat: 0.11g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 24.43g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.31g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.36g
  • Fiber: 4.83g
  • Sugar: 2.28g
  • Protein: 25.24g
  • Cholesterol: 85.05mg
  • Sodium: 677.83mg
  • Calcium: 59.60mg
  • Potassium: 1039.32mg
  • Iron: 3.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 92.90µg
  • Vitamin C: 48.72mg
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