Moroccan Chicken with Lemon and Eggs

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Mediterranean Clay Pot Cooking: Traditional and Modern Recipes to Savor and Share

By Paula Wolfert

Published 2009

  • About

Back in the 1970s, when I was living in Tangier and working on my Moroccan cookbook, I was invited to Rabat to learn what was described to me as “a great dish that will be demonstrated for you by a virtuoso cook.” The demonstrator turned out to be a short, squat, very dark-skinned Berber woman named Rakia, a specialist at making djej mefenned, one of the most difficult-to-execute dishes in Moroccan cuisine.

Rakia turned out to be quite a char