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Couscous With Peri Peri Chicken - Weeknight Meals

Couscous with peri peri chicken makes a great weeknight dinner. You can serve this in under 30 mins.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
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Course: Main
Cuisine: African
Servings: 2 servings
Aarthi
Author: Aarthi

Ingredients

FOR CHICKEN:

  • Boneless Chicken Thighs - 4
  • Peri Peri Seasoning as needed
  • Olive Oil - 2 tblsp
  • Onion - 1 sliced
  • Capsicum - 1 sliced
  • Garlic - 4 cloves
  • Water - 1/4 cup

FOR COUSCOUS:

  • Couscous - 1 cup
  • Boiling Water - 1 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Olive Oil or Butter - 2 tsp

Instructions

  • Heat a cast iron pan.
  • Sprinkle peri peri seasoning over chicken. Place this in the cast iron pan and cook for 2 to 3 mins on each side.
  • Now add in onions, garlic and bell peppers. Add little water.
  • Place this in a 180 degree C preheated oven for 15 mins.
  • When the chicken is cooking. Heat oil in a sauce pan, add couscous and toast it for 2 to 3 mins.
  • Now take it off the heat. Add salt and hot water. Cover with lid and let it stay for 10 mins.
  • After 10 mins, fluff up the cous cous.
  • Serve with the chicken.
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