Harissa chicken with herbed couscous

Harissa chicken with herbed couscous

  • serves 2
  • Easy

A speedy recipe to make a healthy, yet spicy chicken dish. Quickly marinate the chicken in harissa, lemon juice and coriander, leave for a few minutes then grill. Serve with a couscous and butter bean mix for an easy midweek meal for two.



  • harissa 2 tsp, you’ll find it with the spices
  • lemon 1, juiced
  • coriander a small bunch, chopped
  • skinless chicken thigh fillets 4
  • couscous 1 small cupful
  • mint a small bunch, chopped
  • butter beans 200g tin, rinsed and drained


  • Step 1

    Mix the harissa with half the lemon juice, 1 tbsp coriander and some salt and rub it all over the chicken. Lay it flat on a baking sheet and grill for 4-5 minutes on each side or until cooked through.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, put the couscous in a bowl, add a cupful of boiling water, cover and leave for 5 minutes. Mix in some seasoning, the rest of the lemon juice and coriander, the mint and the butter beans. Serve the chicken with the couscous.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 418
  • Carbs 46.7g
  • Protein 45.7g
  • Fat 6.8g