Speedy chicken couscous

Speedy chicken couscous

This chicken couscous makes a quick and tasty dinner that will double as a decent packed lunch for tomorrow. Part of Rob's chicken meal prep series. Check out his chicken cashew curry and barbecue-style chicken wraps for the full set.


For the chicken seasoning

For the chicken and vegetables

For the couscous


  1. Mix together the chicken seasoning ingredients in a large bowl. Add the chicken and coat well in the mixture.

  2. Heat a teaspoon of the olive oil in a frying pan over a high heat, add the chicken and cook for 3 minutes, or until cooked through. Remove the chicken and set aside.

  3. Pour the boiling water into a bowl, add the couscous, lime zest and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cover with a plate and leave for 5 minutes.

  4. Heat a the remaining olive oil in the pan and cook the broccoli and peppers for 4 minutes.

  5. Return the chicken to the pan with the spring onions and cook for 2 minutes.

  6. Meanwhile, add the lime juice and coriander to the couscous, stir and put the plate back on for back on for 2 minutes.

  7. Use a fork to fluff up the couscous, take the chicken off the heat and enjoy together!