This One Pot Harissa Chicken with Chickpeas and Yogurt is a fuss free dish that's easy to make at home. Spicy, fragrant harissa reduces and coats the chicken and chickpeas as they roast, and a creamy yogurt harissa sauce finishes it all off. | platingsandpairings.com

One Pot Harissa Chicken with Chickpeas and Yogurt

Course: Chicken
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: chicken and chickpeas, harissa chicken, harissa chicken and chickpeas, one skillet meal, one skillet recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 453 kcal
Author: Platings & Pairings - Inspired by Bon Appetit
This One Pot Harissa Chicken with Chickpeas and Yogurt is a fuss free dish that's easy to make at home. Spicy, fragrant harissa coats the chicken and chickpeas as they roast and a creamy yogurt harissa sauce finishes it off at the end.
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Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 chicken thighs boneless and skinless
  • 1 onion cut into 12 wedges
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup harissa paste
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Lemon wedges for serving

Harissa Yogurt Sauce

  • 6 ounces plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon harissa paste
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

Harissa Yogurt Sauce:

  1. In a small bowl combine yogurt, harissa and lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Chicken:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Heat oil in large oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Cook chicken for 4-5 minutes per side, until browned. (The chicken does not need to be fully cooked through.) Set aside.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add onion and garlic to the skillet. Cook for 2-3 minutes, until softened. Add tomato paste and allow to brown for a minute or two.
  4. Add chickpeas, harissa and chicken broth and bring to a simmer.
  5. Return chicken to the skillet and place in oven. Roast for 20-25 minutes, until chicken is cooked through. Top with cilantro and serve with lemon wedges and harissa yogurt on the side.
Nutrition Facts
One Pot Harissa Chicken with Chickpeas and Yogurt
Amount Per Serving
Calories 453 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 49%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 168mg 56%
Sodium 219mg 9%
Potassium 554mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Sugars 3g
Protein 33g 66%
Vitamin A 6.4%
Vitamin C 7.2%
Calcium 7.2%
Iron 8.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.