Lemony roast chicken couscous

  • Ready in 20m

  • Serves 4

  • 792 calories

  • 66.46g carbs

Lemony roast chicken couscous is a dairy free recipe with 4 servings. This main course has 792 calories, 68g of protein, and 27g of fat per serving. For $5.93 per serving, this recipe covers 32% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Head to the store and pick up ready-cooked chicken breasts, juice of lemon, olive oil, and a few other things to make it today. A few people made this recipe, and 39 would say it hit the spot. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 20 minutes. It is brought to you by BBC Good Food.

8 ingredients

  1. 4 cooked chicken breasts
  2. 1 juice of lemon
  3. 3 tbsps olive oil
  4. 11 oz couscous
  5. 2 cups chicken stock
  6. 9 oz cherry tomatoes
  7. 2 oz pine nuts
  8. 1 large handful fresh mint leaves

Instructions

  1. Place the chicken in a shallow dish.
  2. Whisk together lemon zest and juice, and olive oil, season, if you want, then pour over the chicken. Cover and leave to marinate for 10 mins in the fridge.
  3. Meanwhile, put the couscous in a bowl and pour over the hot stock. Leave until the stock is absorbed, about 10 mins. Fluff up with a fork, cool for a few mins. Fold in the tomatoes, nuts and half the mint, then season to taste.
  4. Drain the lemony marinade from the chicken and mix two-thirds of it in with the couscous.
  5. Pile the chicken on top of the couscous, drizzle over the remaining juices and top with the rest of the mint.
Lemony roast chicken couscous

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