Spicy chicken on Couscous with Spinach

  • 1 Tablespoon(s) olive oil 
  • 1 cloves crushed garlic
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp dried chili peppers
  • 1/2 cup fresh young spinach
  • 4 chicken breast
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup couscous
  • 2 tsp finely grated lemon rind 
  1. Combine oil, garlic, cumin, paprika, salt and chilli in a small bowl.
  2. Split each chicken fillet in half horizontally to form 8 thin pieces. Place chicken in a bowl; add spice mixture, toss to coat.
  3. Cook chicken on a heated oiled griddle pan or frying pan until browned on both sides and just cooked through. Remove from pan; cover to keep warm.
  4. COUSCOUS WITH SPINACH: Meanwhile, bring chicken stock to the boil; pour over couscous in a heatproof bowl. Cover, stand about 5 minutes until liquid is absorbed. Heat butter in a large frying pan; add couscous, cook, stirring, until the couscous is separate and fluffy. Add rind, spinach and salt and pepper to taste; toss gently.
  5. Serve chicken and Couscous with Spinach with lemon wedges. 

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