Chicken with Couscous

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Mirj2338

I had this at a Moroccan restaurant once, and they refused to give me the recipe. I made it up on my own, and it’s practically identical.

Top Review by Chefiebig

This was yummy with subtle flavors. I used skinless breasts cut in half, and I used the chicken juices as part of the two cups for additional flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large pan, heat the oil over high heat until hot.
  2. Add the chicken and cook, turning, until browned on both sides, about 10 minutes.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium low, cover and cook the chicken for another 10 minutes.
  4. Remove the chicken to a plate and drain off all the fat and liquid from the pan.
  5. Add the onion, carrots and celery to the pan.
  6. Cook over medium high heat, stirring, until the onion is softened.
  7. Stir in the garlic, water, couscous, garbanzo beans, artichoke hearts, lemon juice and pepper.
  8. Heat to boiling, then reduce to medium low.
  9. Place the chicken on top of the couscous mixture.
  10. Cover and cook for another 20 minutes, or until the chicken is very tender and cooked through.

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