Stew Recipe with Chicken, Kale and Couscous

Lemon chicken and kale stew with couscous

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This recipe for lemon chicken and kale stew with couscous is a really easy midweek meal. It is low fat and ready in less than 30 minutes


Try this recipe for lemon chicken stew, then check out our vegetarian stew.



  • onion 1 large, diced
olive oil
  • skinless chicken breasts 2, cut into chunks
  • lemon 1/2, zested and juiced 1/2 cut into wedges
  • kale a couple of handfuls, stalks discarded, leaves shredded
  • couscous 100g
  • chicken stock 500ml


  • Step 1

    Fry the onion in 1 tsp oil and a pinch of salt until soft. Add the chicken and fry until opaque. Add the chicken stock, lemon zest and juice, and bring to a simmer. Stir in the kale, and turn the heat down to low. Add a lid and leave to simmer for 10 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, put the couscous into a bowl with some seasoning and just cover with boiling water, cover and leave for 5-10 minutes until completely absorbed. Fluff the couscous with a fork, then spoon into bowls and ladle over the chicken and kale stew. Serve with the lemon wedges.

Looking for more healthy low fat recipes? Check out more recipes here...

Turmeric Broth With Chicken And Ginger Dumplings. Bowl of turmeric broth with chicken and ginger dumplings

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 429
  • Fat 4.6g
  • Saturates 1.1g
  • Carbs 45.8g
  • Sugars 8.6g
  • Fibre 7.3g
  • Protein 47.4g
  • Salt 0.9g