Turkish Chicken Couscous

Turkish Chicken Couscous

By The Weekly  ,

August 10, 2016

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A healthy, wholesome dish - tender harissa paste chicken served with grated zucchini, chickpeas, couscous and natural yoghurt.

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings


2 zucchinis, grated

3 x 200 g chicken breasts

¼ cup olive oil

2 tbsps harissa paste

1 cup stock

400 g canned chickpeas, drained

1 cup instant couscous

2 tbsps currants

2 tbsps coriander, chopped

30 g butter, melted

1 tsp ground cumin

Natural yoghurt, to serve


1Preheat oven to 180 C.

2Coat chicken breasts in olive oil and harissa paste. Bake 20-25 mins.

3Pour hot stock over instant couscous. Cover 5 mins, fluff with fork.

4Stir through chickpeas, grated zucchini, currants, coriander, melted butter and ground cumin.

5Serve with chicken and natural yoghurt.

Photo: Rob Shaw/Bauer

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