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Chicken and couscous


Chicken and couscous

Ingredients 20
Servings 4
Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • COUSCOUS
  • 325
    ml
    couscous, chilli pepper flavour or plain
  • salt
  • 325
    ml
    boiling water
  • 15
    g
    butter
  • CHICKEN
  • 3
    chicken breast fillets
  • 5
    ml
    ground cumin
  • 5
    ml
    ground coriander
  • 5
    ml
    paprika
  • 15
    ml
    lolive oil
  • 45
    ml
    vegetable oil
  • TO FINISH
  • 80
    g
    mangetout
  • 100
    g
    baby corn
  • 30
    g
    spring onion, chopped
  • 1
    chilli, finely chopped
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • handful of fresh parsley, chopped
  • lemon wedges
 

Method

20 minutes
 

1. Couscous: Put the couscous in a large glass bowl, season with salt and add the boiling water. Cover with clingfilm  and leave for 5 minutes. Fluff the couscous with  a fork, add the butter  and fluff until the butter has melted.

2. Chicken: Flatten the fillets slightly with the heel of your hand, season with the spices and drizzle the  olive oil over. Heat the vegetable oil in the pan and fry the chicken for about 6 minutes  a side.

3. Roughly shred the chicken using two forks.

4. To finish Arrange the mangetout and corn on the griddle pan. Turn the veggies after a minute or when griddle lines  appear.

5. Mix the spring onion, chilli and lemon juice  into the couscous and top with the shredded  chicken, cooked veggies and parsley.

6. Serve with lemon  wedges.

 

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