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Lemony roast chicken couscous

 7 ratings

Prep Time:5 mins

Cooking Time:10 mins

Serves:4 Adults

Lemony roast chicken couscous

Lemony roast chicken with couscous and tomatoes, ready in only 15 minutes!

About this recipe

Adapted from 101 Square Meals


  • 4 cooked chicken breasts, sliced
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 30ml of olive oil
  • 300g of couscous
  • 400ml of hot low-salt chicken stock
  • 250g of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 50g of toasted pine nuts


  1. For the dressing whisk together the lemon zest and juice, and olive oil.
  2. Place the chicken in a bowl and pour the dressing over it.
  3. Cover and leave to marinade in the fridge for 10 minutes.
  4. Place the couscous in a bowl and pour over the hot stock.
  5. Leave for about 10 minutes until the stock has absorbed.
  6. Mix in the tomatoes, pine nuts and chicken with the couscous and serve. 

What you will need

  • Cheese grater
  • Chopping board
  • Chopping knife
  • Mixing bowl
  • Wooden spoon
  • Whisk

"Remember to wash your hand thoroughly with warm soapy water after handling raw chicken"

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