Giant couscous with spicy fish broth

Giant couscous with spicy fish broth

  • serves 2
  • A little effort

Spice up your life with this quick and easy recipe for spicy couscous, tomato and fish broth. The harissa in this gives the dish a wonderfully smokey edge



  • giant couscous 150g
  • olive oil
  • shallots 2, halved and sliced
  • harissa 1 tbsp
  • baby plum tomatoes 150g,  halved lengthways
  • chicken stock 400ml
  • tomato purée 1 tbsp
  • skinless, boneless cod or other firm white fish 200g, cut into chunks
  • raw peeled prawns 150g
  • lemon ½, zested and juiced
  • flat-leaf parsley a handful, chopped


  • Step 1

    Cook the giant couscous following packet instructions.

  • Step 2

    Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and fry the shallots until soft, then stir in the harissa and cook for a further minute. Add the tomatoes, stock, tomato purée and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the fish and prawns, cover and cook for 4-5 minutes until just cooked through. Stir in the lemon zest and juice.

  • Step 3

    Spoon the couscous into bowls, ladle over the fish broth and finish with parsley.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 544
  • Fat 9.1g
  • Saturates 1.6g
  • Carbs 63.7g
  • Sugars 7.5g
  • Fibre 6.9g
  • Protein 48.4g