Spring Veggies & Chicken Skillet

7 reviews

Take a break from rice or penne & add pearl couscous into the mix! Chewy little pasta spheres are the perfect change up!

Very easy

4 minutes

Prep time

45 minutes

Cook time

868 cal.

Per serving



Cast Iron Skillet, Stovetop, Oven


Asparagus (fresh)

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 425°F. Trim any woody stems off the asparagus. Cut into 2 inch pieces.

Chicken thighs (bone-in, skin on)
Garlic powder
Onion powder

Step 2

Pat the chicken dry with a paper towel. Season on both sides with salt, pepper, garlic powder & onion powder.

Olive oil
Chicken thighs (bone-in, skin on)

Step 3

Heat a drizzle of oil on a cast iron skillet (or oven safe pan) over medium-high heat. Add the chicken thighs, skin-side down. Sear, undisturbed for 4 min or until the skin is brown & crispy. Transfer chicken to a plate.

Pearl couscous

Step 4

In the same pan, add pearl couscous. Stir & toast the couscous for 1 min. Stir in pesto & water (1/3 cup couscous : 1 cup water).

Chicken thighs (bone-in, skin on)

Step 5

Add the seared chicken back to the skillet. Bring up to a boil. Transfer to the oven. Cook for 20 min.

Asparagus (fresh)

Step 6

Remove from the oven & add asparagus over the couscous. Return to the oven & cook 10-15 min

Peas (frozen)

Step 7

Top the skillet with frozen peas. Stir the peas in & let the skillet sit for 5 mins. Serve & enjoy!

😋 Gourmet tipCamille U

Try making pesto from scratch! Search "Homemade Basil Pesto" in the app to learn how!

Camille U

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy868 cal.
Fat53 g
Carbohydrates50 g
Protein46 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 "Spring Veggies & Chicken Skillet" contains 868 Energy, 53 g of Fat, 50 g of Carbohydrates, 46 g of Protein, 7 g of Fiber.

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