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June 15, 2014 / Gregory Williams

Simple chicken couscous

Reblogging so I don’t forget to try this.


These days I am after recipes that are easy, quick and healthy. This is one pot wonder.

Serves: Four


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 200g chicken breasts, diced
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, grated
  • 1-2 tablespoons harissa paste (use chilli paste if you don’t have harissa)
  • 2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 10 dried apricots
  • 220g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 200 gm char grilled red capsicum sliced
  • 200g couscous
  • 200ml hot chicken stock
  • Salt to taste

couscous (1)couscous (2)


  • Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan and cook the onion for 1-2 mins until the onions turn golden.
  • Add grated ginger and fry for a few minutes.
  • Now add the chicken and fry for 5 mins until cooked through

couscous (3)

  • Add cumin powder, salt and stir through the harissa to coat everything and cook for 1 min more.
  • Add in the apricots, red capsicum, chickpeas and couscous, then…

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