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Classic Moroccan Dishes


Morocco has a number of traditional dishes which are famous inside as well as outside Morocco. While you may have already heard of couscous and chicken bastilla, there are plenty of other classic recipes which help define Moroccan food as one of the most delicious and diverse cuisines in the world.
  1. Soups and Appetizers
  2. Salads and Sides
  3. Classic Meat Dishes
  1. Classic Chicken Recipes
  2. Classic Fish Dishes
  3. Traditional Cookies, Sweets and Desserts

Soups and Appetizers

Moroccan soups can be served as starters, as a supper or even for breakfast. Appetizers might precede a main course, but they also work well tea food or traditional fare to break the fast in Ramadan.

Salads and Sides

Many Moroccan salads and side dishes are served as a dip. They might show up on the table alongside the main dish, or a variety of salads may be presented prior to serving an entree.

Classic Meat Dishes

Lamb, beef and goat meat might all be prepared in this array of classic Moroocan meat dishes - flavorful, slow-cooked tagines, pressure-cooked stews or steamed meats, grilled brochettes, and oven-roasted mechouis.

Classic Chicken Recipes

Chicken is prepared in a seemingly endless variety of dishes cooked on the stove, in the oven, on the grill and in traditional clay tagines. Try one of these classic Moroccan chicken recipes.

Classic Fish Dishes

Fish is extremely popular in Morocco, and no wonder – Morocco has more than 1,800 kilometers of coastline. Try these classic fish recipes for a delicious change from meat or chicken.

Traditional Cookies, Sweets and Desserts

Fresh fruit is the traditional ending to a Moroccan meal, but cookies, pastries, puddings, and other sweets are often offered for tea time or with coffee.

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