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Moroccan chicken and couscous recipe – How to make Moroccan chicken and couscous

Moroccan chicken and couscous

The Arabic Food Recipes Kitchen (The home of Delicious Arabic Food)
invites you to try  Moroccan chicken and couscous recipe. Enjoy the Arab cuisine and learn
how to make Moroccan chicken and couscous.

To Prep 0:13
To Cook 0:05

2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons Moroccan seasoning
4 (800g) chicken breast fillets, trimmed, halved lengthways

Moroccan couscous

1 1/2 cups couscous
1/3 cup currants
1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
200g grape tomatoes, halved
75g baby spinach


Step 1
Combine oil, lemon juice and seasoning in a shallow, ceramic dish. Add chicken. Turn to coat.

Step 2

Make Moroccan couscous: Bring 1 1/2 cups cold water to the boil in a saucepan over high heat. Remove pan from heat. Stir in couscous. Cover and stand for 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Using a fork, stir to separate grains.

Step 3
Place currants, vinegar and 1 tablespoon cold water in a heatproof, microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on medium (50%) for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through.

Step 4
Add currant mixture, tomatoes and spinach to couscous. Season with salt and pepper. Toss to combine.

Step 5
Heat a greased barbecue plate or chargrill over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, brushing with oil mixture, for 2 minutes each side or until cooked through. Season with salt and pepper. Serve chicken with couscous.


Energy 2551kJ    
Fat saturated 2.60g
Fat Total 12.20g    
Carbohydrate Total 67.70g    
Dietary Fibre 2.80g
Protein 54.30g    
Cholesterol 130.00mg
Sodium 1097.00mg    

All nutrition values are per serve.

Super Food Ideas – March 2008 , Page 26
Recipe by Annette Forrest

Photography by Ben Dearnley 

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