Winter Recipe

31 May Winter Recipe

Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken

Nutritionist Georgia Walker has chosen this awesome slow cooker recipe to help warm you up during these winter months. 

Fun fact: A slow cooker set on low for an 8-hour day uses about the same amount of electricity as a light bulb!slow-cooker-moroccan-chicken


  • 1 kg chicken thighs de-boned roughly chopped
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 leeks diced
  • 425 g canned diced tomato
  • 4 cups butternut pumpkin diced
  • 425 g canned chickpeas rinsed
  • 1 tbs ground cumin
  • 1 tbs ground coriander
  • 1 tbs ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbs tomato paste
  • 1 tbs lemon rind grated
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock (liquid)
  • 1/4 cup coriander finely chopped
  • 3 tbs lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup sultanas
  • Bag of baby spinach



  1. Place all the ingredients, except the lemon juice and sultanas, in the slow cooker. Stir to combine.
  2. Cook on low for 6 hours, or on high for 3 hours.
  3. Stir in the lemon juice and sultanas and heat for 15-30 minutes.
  4. SportsFit’s hot tip from nutritionist Georgia Walker- Stir in a bag of baby spinach toward the end of the slow cooking to add some veggies into this yummy recipe.
  5. Serve with couscous and a garnish of coriander and enjoy!


This original recipe is courtesy of Australia’s Best Recipes