Monday, February 11, 2013

Traditional Moroccan Couscous with Chicken Recipe

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The Arabic Food Recipes kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try Traditional Moroccan Couscous with Chicken Recipe.  Enjoy the good taste of Arabic Food and learn how to make Traditional Moroccan Couscous with Chicken.

Cuisine: Moroccan
Category: Mediterranean
Serves: 6 persons
Difficulty: Easy
Cost: Cheap

Preparation time :     15 minutes
Cooking time :     35 minutes


2 tablespoons olive oil

1 large onion or 200 g, chopped

500 g skinned chicken breasts

3 cloves garlic, crushed

½ cup fresh parsley or 35 g, chopped

¾ teaspoon ground cardamom

¾ teaspoon ground coriander

¾ teaspoon dried ginger powder

¾ teaspoon ground black pepper

¼ teaspoon saffron filaments

3 medium tomatoes or 450 g, diced

2 medium carrots or 200 g, cut into cubes

1 small cinnamon stick

1 cup water or 250 ml

2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Less Salt Bouillon

1 can canned chickpeas or 400 g, drained

2 medium zucchini or 200 g, cut into cubes


Warm oil in a large pan and fry onions over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Add chicken, garlic, parsley, all spices and saffron. Cook for 4-5 minutes.

Add tomatoes, carrot, cinnamon, water and MAGGI® Chicken Less Salt Bouillon cubes. Bring to boil, cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until chicken is almost tender.

Add chickpeas and zucchinis and cook for 10 minutes or until cooked.

Serve with cooked couscous.

Other tips :     Carrots are the richest source of Vitamin A. Being an antioxidant, Vitamin A is a potent anti-cancer compound.

Nutritional Information

Energy :     303.00 Kcal
Protein :     22.00 g
Carbohydrate :     29.00 g
Fats :     11.00 g

From Nestle family
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