Chicken and Couscous One-Pot

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Jan. 31, 2013

A perfect one pot meal for weekday entertainment!


Chicken thigh 8 Small (skin on, bone
Turmeric 2 Teaspoon
Garam masala 1 Tablespoon
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Onion 2 , finely sliced
Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm) , sliced
Chicken stock 500 Milliliter
Green olives 50 Gram (whole, large handful)
Lemon 1 , zest and juice
Couscous 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Cilantro/Parsley 50 Gram , chopped (1 small bunch)



1. In a small bowl, combine turmeric, garam masala, and salt. Mix.

2. Sprinkle half of the spice mixture on chicken.


3. Place a large skillet on flame and heat olive oil in it.

4. Place chicken, skin side down in pan and cook until golden brown.

5. Flip chicken and cook for another 2 minutes.

6. On a plate, transfer the chicken and keep it warm.

7. In the same skillet, drop onion and remaining spice mixture. Stir and let it cook.

8. Throw olives and toss well.

9. Pour stock and place the chicken back into the skillet. Cover and let it simmer for 35-40 minutes.

10. Remove skillet from heat. Take chicken pieces out of the skillet and place it back on the plate.

11. Add couscous in skillet and stir well.

12. Add lemon juice, stir, cover with lid and let it sit for 5 minutes.

13. Sprinkle cilantro and lemon juice on top. Fluff using a fork.

14. Put chicken back into the skillet.


15. Serve chicken couscous hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 55 Minutes
Ready In: 55 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 496Calories from Fat 138

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.6%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 442 mg18.42%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g18%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 34 g68%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet