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couscous and veggie meal

Couscous and Veggie Meal

Cubed chicken breast and fresh veggies spices and cooked in some wine, and you have yourself an amazing meal. Mix together with fluffy couscous and yes you are home!

Course Breakfast, Dinner, lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine world-wide
Keyword chicken couscous veggie meal
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups couscous
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 4 cubed chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 carrots
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 fresh chili
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup white wine
  • spring onion for serving
  • 1 tsp cumin spice
  • 1 tsp coriander spice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp oregano spice
  • 1 tsp hot chili
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Add the couscous in a bowl with a cup of boiling water and the butter. Cover the couscous with cling wrap and let it sit while you prepare the veggies. 

  2. Chop all the veggies in preparation. 

  3. In a non stick pan heat the oil and add the onions. Let the onions cook for 2-3 minutes and the garlic. 

  4. Add the chopped carrots into the onion and garlic and let it cook for 5-7 minutes. 

  5. Add the cubed pieces of chicken, all the spices, salt, chili, and a the wine and cook it on low heat for about 10-15 minutes till done. 

  6. Toss the chicken mix in with the couscous and serve with spring onion.