Chicken Tagine with Couscous

This recipe works in combination with: Stir-fried Chicken & Vegetables. This recipe features in these meal plans: Easy Dinners, Quick & Easy.

A mildly spiced chicken, courgette, tomato and red pepper tagine served over couscous.


  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/3 medium red pepper, cut into 1 cm cubes
  • 1/3 medium courgette, cut into 1 cm cubes
  • 1 small tomato (approx 75g), coarsely chopped
  • 1 value skinless chicken breast fillet, cut into 2cm pieces
  • 75g of couscous
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp mixed spices
  • 100ml vegetable stock
  • Serves: 1
  • Course: Main Course
  • Preparation time: 5 mins
  • Cooking time: 15 mins
  • Price per person: £2.03
  • Store cupboard: Basic
  • Calories per serving: 698
  • 5-a-day per serving: 2.1
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  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the chicken for 5 minutes, or until slightly browned.
  2. Add the onion, garlic, ginger and pepper cook for 3-4 minutes, or until the onion is soft. Add the courgette, tomato, stock and mixed spices. Season with salt and pepper. Simmer for 5-6 minutes, or until the sauce begins to thicken.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the couscous according to the packet instructions and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. To serve, simply spoon the chicken tagine over the cooked couscous.

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