Spiced couscous with chicken and almonds

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Spicy couscous is cooked in Indian spices and apricots; topped with chicken, spring onions and almonds. Serve drizzled with natural yogurt stirred through with parsley.



  • Indian curry paste 2 tsp
  • apricots 6 ready to eat, chopped
  • chicken stock 150ml, hot
  • couscous 150g
  • cooked chicken breast 1 large skinless, shredded
  • spring onions 2, sliced (use the green parts as well)
  • blanched almonds 2 tbsp, toasted
  • flat-leaf parsley a small bunch, chopped
  • natural yoghurt 150ml


  • Step 1

    Mix the curry paste and apricots with the chicken stock until the paste has dissolved. Then put the couscous in a bowl and pour over the stock.

    Cover with clingfilm and leave for 5 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Break up the couscous with a fork and stir through the chicken, spring onions, almonds and half the parsley.

    Mix the rest of the yoghurt with the parsley. Serve the couscous with the yoghurt drizzled over.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 513
  • Carbs 68.8g
  • Protein 37.4g
  • Fat 11.8g
  • Salt 0.85g
  • Saturates 2g
  • Fibre 3.2g