Chicken & Chickpea Couscous

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Camille C.
Camille C.

4 minutes

Prep time

17 minutes

Cook time

581 cal.

Per serving


Stovetop, Frying pan, Knife


Chicken breast

Step 1

Pat the chicken dry. Cut the chicken into large chunks.

Chicken breast

Step 2

Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the chicken to the pan. Stir & brown for 5-7 min. Season with salt & pepper. (Add a pinch of cayenne powder for a kick!)

Tomato purée
Chickpeas (canned)
Cumin (ground)

Step 3

Add the tomato purée, couscous, chickpeas & cumin. Stir well to combine.

Broth (chicken)

Step 4

Add the chicken stock or water with a bouillon cube (equal amounts liquid to couscous). Add in raisins (optional). Mix it all together. Reduce the heat to low, cover & simmer for 8-10 min. Once the chicken is fully cooked & the couscous has soaked up all the liquid, remove from the heat.

Cilantro (fresh)

Step 5

Serve garnished with cilantro (optional). Add a drizzle of olive oil. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

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Energy581 cal.
Fat12 g
Carbohydrates67 g
Protein49 g
Fiber7 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Chicken & Chickpea Couscous" contains 581 Energy, 12 g of Fat, 67 g of Carbohydrates, 49 g of Protein, 7 g of Fiber.

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Chicken & Chickpea Couscous
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