Chicken & vegetable stew with wholemeal couscous

Chicken & vegetable stew with wholemeal couscous

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Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 2

Make a superhealthy start to the week with this hearty and wholesome one-pot

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Healthy
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
347
protein
32g
carbs
46g
fat
5g
saturates
1g
fibre
3g
sugar
5g
salt
0.2g

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 skinless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • pinch each paprika and saffron
  • 50g baby sweetcorn, halved
  • 50g asparagus tips
  • 50g peas
  • 50g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 150ml chicken stock
  • 140g wholemeal couscous

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Method

  1. Heat the oil in a pan, cook the chicken for 5-6 mins, then remove with a slotted spoon. Add onion and cook for 2-3 mins before adding the garlic, paprika, saffron, sweetcorn, asparagus, peas and tomatoes. Cook for 2-3 mins more. Return the chicken to the pan, pour in the stock, then cover and simmer for 15 mins.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the couscous following pack instructions. To serve, fluff the couscous with a fork and divide between 2 bowls before spooning over the stew.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2010

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kellyscott26's picture

I had this tonight but had it with mashed sweet potato instead of cous cous and it was delicious. looking forward to having it for lunch tomorrow!

heather444's picture
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A tasty midweek meal. Quick, healthy and re heats well the next day

srhowells's picture
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So tasty, had it twice, very easy to make. Perfect for quick dinners and still tastes great the next day! Recommended staple mid week or Sunday night meal.

allie80's picture

You can get wholemeal couscous in most supermarkets - try the wholefood section if you can't find it by the normal couscous.

chris391's picture

where can you get wholemeal cous cous please !!

bethocallaghan's picture
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Really nice simple evening meal.

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