Jow - Recipe: Chicken Meatballs over Couscous

Chicken Meatballs over Couscous

Fresh take on a Mediterranean salad that's hearty, healthy & delicious!

12 minutesPrep time
5 minutesCook time
639 cal.Per serving


Stovetop, Blender, Frying pan, Pot (small)


Chicken breast
Mint (fresh)

Step 1

To prepare the chicken meatballs, add chicken, egg, garlic & half of the mint leaves to a blender or small food processor. Season with salt & pepper. Blend to combine.

Step 2

Add a couple pinches of flour & pulse for a few more seconds (optional).

Step 3

Dust a clean work surface with the flour. Form meatballs by gently rolling the mixture between your hands. Then, rolling the meatballs on the floured surface.

Step 4

In a skillet over medium-high heat, add a drizzle of olive oil. Add the meatballs & cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.


Step 5

Meanwhile, bring some water to boil in a pot or tea kettle. Place equal parts couscous & boiling water in a bowl. Mix, cover & set aside.


Step 6

Cut the cucumber in half lengthwise. Use a spoon to scrape seeds (optional) & cut into slices.

Greek yogurt

Step 7

In a small bowl, mix the yogurt, remaining olive oil & lemon juice. Season with salt & pepper. Stir to combine.

Mint (fresh)

Step 8

Once the couscous has absorbed the water, fluff it with a fork like rice. Add the sliced cucumber, torn mint leaves & yogurt dressing. Top with the chicken meatballs. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy639 cal.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Chicken Meatballs over Couscous" contains 639 Energy, 25 g of Fat, 54 g of Carbohydrates, 51 g of Protein.

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