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Chicken and Harissa Shakshuka
with baby broccoli

Active: 35 min Total: 35 min
We build on traditional shakshuka by adding chicken and baby broccoli for some extra protein and crunch. This is an egg dish that everyone will love for dinner!


Chicken and Harissa Shakshuka with Baby Broccoli:
  • Chicken breasts, boneless and skinless - 1 lb , chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • Bragg's / coconut aminos - 1 Tbsp
  • Mustard, dijon - 2 tsp
  • Oil, cooking - 2 Tbsp + 1 Tbsp
  • Garlic - 2 cloves , minced
  • Onions, red - 1 , chopped
  • Baby broccoli (sub broccoli) - 1 lb , chopped into 2" / 5cm segments
  • Cilantro, chopped (sub parsley) - 2 Tbsp
  • Olives, black - 2 oz , sliced
  • Bell pepper, red or green - 1 , diced
  • Diced tomatoes (28oz / 794g) - 1 can , drained
  • Harissa paste (sub tomato paste with a few drops of hot sauce) - 1 Tbsp
  • Eggs - 4
  • Lemons - 1/2 , juice of


  1. Chicken - Chop into bite-sized pieces. Whisk together aminos, Dijon mustard, and first part of oil. Pour over chicken and tenderize with a fork. (Can be done up to 1 day ahead)
  2. Garlic / Red onions / Baby broccoli / Cilantro / Olives / Bell peppers - Prep as directed. (Can be done up to 4 days ahead)
  3. Baby broccoli - Place into a microwave-safe dish and cover with a damp paper towel. Microwave for 2 to 3 minutes, until tender but still a bit crunchy. If you don’t own a microwave, just boil in salted boiling water for 1-1/2 minutes and then transfer to a bowl of very cold water (use ice if needed) to stop the cooking process (this is called blanching).
  4. Diced tomatoes - Drain.

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  1. Heat a saute pan with a lid over medium-high heat. Add second part of oil and then garlic, onions, peppers, and harissa paste to heated oil. Saute for ~2 minutes, until fragrant.
  2. Add chicken and saute for ~2 minutes.
  3. Add diced tomatoes and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Nestle olives and baby broccoli into chicken and tomatoes. Crack eggs directly into tomatoes. Lower heat to medium, cover, and cook for ~5 minutes, or until eggs are done to your liking.
  5. Finish with lemon juice and cilantro. Season to taste with salt and pepper and enjoy!



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