Spicy chicken couscous

Spicy chicken couscous

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Cooking time

Ready in 25-30 minutes

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

This quick one-pot Moroccan dish is perfect for a summer supper

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Healthy
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
486
protein
28g
carbs
45g
fat
23g
saturates
2g
fibre
4g
sugar
0g
salt
0.56g
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Ingredients

  • 250g couscous
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 large sliced skinless boneless chicken breast fillets
  • 85g blanched almonds
  • 1 tbsp hot curry paste
  • 100g halved ready-to-eat apricots
  • 20g pack 1oz fresh coriander

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Method

  1. Prepare couscous with chicken stock, according to the packet instructions. Heat olive oil in a pan and cook the onion for 2-3 mins until softened.
  2. Toss in chicken breast fillets and stir fry for 5-6 mins until tender. Add the blanched almonds and, when golden, stir in the hot curry paste and cook for 1 min more.
  3. Add the couscous along with the apricots and the coriander. Toss until hot then serve with plain yogurt if you like.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2004

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Reni's picture

If reddeb 1 thinks it's great - it must be...she's a fab cook!

reddeb1's picture
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Took advantage of an unusually warm October evening and made this to go with a simple rocket salad. Very quick and tasted great! Added chickpeas and used a milder curry paste - was trying to be kind to our 5 and 3yr old, onto whom I frequently inflict spicy food in the hope of cultivating a love for it! ;) They LOVED this! Will make again - would be great for a BBQ!

paulo40's picture

absolutely brilliant. quick, easy and very tasty

mrsjehu's picture
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Easy and delicious, I used a balti paste and added chickpeas to bulk it up.

debswilliams's picture
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Delicious! Served it with the Lemon Lamb with warm chickpea and parsley salad. Definately be cooking this again. Will serve it with a greek-style salad next time.

Lovely72's picture
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Really easy to make. Very tasty although mine seemed to turn out a little dry, perhaps I needed to add a little extra curry paste? Anyway, would def cook again as very quick so great for mid-week dinner.

claireybelle's picture
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Quick, easy and tasty! Its nice that you can alter the strength dependent on what curry paste you buy! I went for the Madras which gave it a real kick! Even nice cold for lunch the next day!

junesymes's picture
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Made a few times, very easy. Also good with ready cooked chicken so great way to use up left overs!

wendywd's picture
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SO quick and easy - very tasty!

indrekparli's picture
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Really easy and quick recipe!
I used dried plums instead of apricots.

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