Couscous

Cooking Time:

20m 176 equalizer

Recipe by: Play Recipe Admin Team

11 months ago

Directions

Step 1: Prepare Chicken Mixture

Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan and cook the onion for 1-2 minutes, until just softened. Add chicken into it. Stir and fry for 7-10 minutes until cooked and onions turn golden in color. Add grated ginger, harissa paste and stir it through. Coat everything and cook for 1 minute more. In case you don’t have Harissa Paste, you may use Red Pepper Flakes or Chilli Oil as a substitute.

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Step 2: Cook the Couscous

In the chicken mixture, add apricots, chickpeas, and couscous and stir once. Cover the pan with foil and remove from heat. Leave for about 5 minutes, until the couscous has soaked up all the stock and is soft.

Step 3: Season and Serve Couscous

Fluff up the couscous with a fork.

Garnish with coriander, orange slices and serve. Enjoy!

Note: Harissa Paste is a delicious Tunisian chili paste.

Alternatives: Red Pepper Flakes or Chilli Oil

Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion, thinly sliced
  • 200g Chicken Breasts, diced
  • 1 tsp Ginger, grated
  • 1-2 tbsp Harissa Paste
  • 10 Dried Apricots
  • 220g Can Chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 200g Couscous
  • 200ml Hot Chicken Stock
  • Coriander, chopped for garnish
  • Orange, sliced for garnish

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