Chilli chicken with chickpea couscous

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Chilli chicken with chickpea couscous
Chilli chicken with chickpea couscous

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Tasted as good as it looked.

Servings:Serves 2
Calories per serving:1168
Ready in:45 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:30 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:20th January 2013

A colourful and spicy one-pot dinner. Easy to make and simple to alter to suit your tastes.


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Mise en place

  • Preheat the oven to 200° C (400° F - gas 6)


  1. Add the chicken, onions, garlic, tomatoes, chickpeas and peas to a large roasting tray. Season with salt and pepper. Shake over with chilli flakes and drizzle with olive oil
  2. Roast, uncovered for 10 minutes at 200° C (400° F - gas 6)
  3. Mix the stock or bouillon with 600ml boiling water
  4. Add the couscous, stir well and immediately pour into the roasting tray.
  5. Add the lemon juice and zest
  6. Return to the oven and roast uncovered for a further 18 minutes, stirring once.

Serving suggestions

Serve on a large plate, fork the couscous over and drizzle with a little more olive oil. Garnish with chopped coriander or parsley leaves if liked

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