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Tunisian chicken tagine slices on a plate

Tunisian Chicken Tagine

Abi Olayiwola
This delicious, nutritious and filling baked egg dish with North African flavours can be eaten hot or cold, and is perfect for any time of the day.
4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine African, North African
Servings 4
Calories 446 kcal


  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 Potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup Chopped onions
  • 1 teaspoon Ras el hanout spice mix
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 large Chicken breast diced
  • ½ cup Green peas
  • ½ teaspoon Pepper flakes
  • 6 Eggs beaten
  • 25 g Grated cheddar cheese optional
  • Coriander a few stalks, chopped
  • Salt to taste


  • Pre-heat oven to 170 degrees and grease the baking dish.
  • Heat the oil in a pan and fry the potato cubes until almost cooked.
  • Add the onions into the pan and cook until translucent.
  • Add the ras el hanout and paprika.
  • Pour the diced chicken, some salt and peas into the pan, and allow to cook for a few minutes, then remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Beat the eggs in a large mixing bowl with the grated cheddar cheese, pepper flakes and coriander. Stir in the chicken and potato mixture; taste and add some salt to taste if required.
  • Pour the content of the mixing bowl into the greased baking dish.
  • Place inside the oven and allow to cook until the centre is set; and the top has a golden-brown appearance. This should take 30-40 mins.
  • Remove from the oven and serve.


Calories: 446kcal
Keyword Frittata, tagine, Tunisian chicken tagine, Tunisian tagine
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