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Chicken & vegetable stew with wholemeal couscous

Chicken & vegetable stew with wholemeal couscous

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(6 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 2
Make a superhealthy start to the week with this hearty and wholesome one-pot

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcalories347
  • fat5g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs46g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre3g
  • protein32g
  • salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 skinless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
  • 1 small onion, sliced

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • pinch each paprika and saffron

    Paprika

    pa-preek-ah

    A spice that's central to Hungarian cuisine, paprika is made by drying a particular type of…

  • 50g baby sweetcorn, halved

    Sweetcorn

    sw-eet corn

    Also known as corn on the cob, sweetcorn is composed of rows of tightly packed golden yellow…

  • 50g asparagus tips

    Asparagus

    a-spa-ra-gus

    Labour-intensive to grow, asparagus are the young shoots of a cultivated lily plant. They're…

  • 50g peas

    Peas

    p-ees

    A type of legume, peas grow inside long, plump pods. As is the case with all types of legume,…

  • 50g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 150ml chicken stock
  • 140g wholemeal couscous

    Couscous

    koos-koos

    Consisting of many tiny granules made from steamed and dried durum wheat, couscous has become a…

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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.

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Comments (6)

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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