Chicken Stew for Couscous

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

This Algerian recipe is served with couscous. Though the recipe calls for chicken you could substitute goat or lamb for the chicken. This is from one of my favorite books, Extending the Table.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set aside tomatoes, zucchini, chick-peas and cayenne.
  2. Combine all remaining ingredients in a large saucepan and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and cook, covered about 8 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes and zucchini and cook 3-5 minutes.
  5. Add chick-peas and cayenne pepper.
  6. Cook until heated through.
  7. Serve over steaming couscous.
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I chose to use the optional ingredients and I have to say this is a very tasty dish. It is also easy to use and serves beautifully. Thank you luvinlif2k!

tornadoes three June 14, 2007