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Saffron Lime Glazed Chicken On Couscous

Saffron Lime Glazed Chicken On Couscous

Rating
4rating out of 5

(720 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Moroccan

This easy chicken dish is cooked with spring onion and a touch of chilli, served with a limey, coriander couscous. Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world, worth more per kilo than gold! Here it's combined with lime and honey to produce a golden glaze for your pan-fried chicken. Ready in 20 mins - golden!

Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Moroccan

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Couscous
120g golden couscous †
Lime
1 lime
Saffron-(pinch)
1 pinch of golden saffron
Spring-onion
1 spring onion
fresh-coriander
10g fresh coriander
British diced chicken 2
250g British diced chicken breast
chilli flakes 3.18
1/2 tsp fiery chilli flakes
honey-pot
1 honey pot (28g)
chicken stock cube (new 5/18)
1 chicken stock cube †
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt, vegetable oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 120g couscous<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 lime
  • 1 pinch of saffron
  • 1 spring onion
  • 10g coriander
  • 250g British diced chicken breast
  • 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 1 honey pot (25g)
  • 1 Knorr chicken stock cube<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 665 kJ
157 kcal
1756 kJ
414 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
1.6 g
0.6 g
4.2 g
1.5 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
21.7 g
4.7 g
57.3 g
12.5 g
Fibre 1 g 2.8 g
Protein 14.1 g 37.2 g
Salt 0.96 g 2.52 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
120g couscous
durum wheat (gluten) semolina (100%)
1 lime
lime
1 pinch of saffron
saffron (100%)
1 spring onion
spring onion
10g coriander
coriander(100%)
250g British diced chicken breast
chicken breast fillet (100%)
1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
dried chilli flakes
1 honey pot (25g)
blossom honey
1 Knorr chicken stock cube
Salt, potato starch, vegetable fats (palm, shea butter, sal butter), yeast extract, sugar, chicken fat (2%), chicken (1%), spices (turmeric, pepper CELERY seeds), flavourings, onion powder, maltodextrin, lemon juice powder, parsley, caramel syrup, antioxidant (extracts of rosemary).
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (gluten, celery)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Saffron Lime Glazed Chicken On Couscous

Boil a kettle

Dissolve half the [whole] stock cube with 200ml [400ml] boiled water in a heatproof bowl 

Add the couscous to the stock, cover and set aside 

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Chop the spring onion[s] finely discarding the root end[s]

Set aside a small pinch of chopped spring onions for garnish

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Add the chicken to a bowl with the spring onion, chilli flakes (can't handle the heat? Go easy!) and the remaining stock cube

Mix very well and set aside

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Roll the lime[s] with your hand on a hard surface (to release more juice!) and cut in half

Combine the juice of half a [whole] lime with the saffron and honey - this is your glaze

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Heat a large, wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) over a high heat with 1 tbsp [2 tbsp] vegetable oil

Once hot, add the chicken mixture and cook for 5-7 min or until cooked through

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Meanwhile, chop the coriander finely, including the stalks

Fluff the couscous, add the chopped coriander and the juice of the remaining lime

Season generously with salt and pepper and stir in a drizzle of olive oil

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Once the chicken is cooked, add a small splash of water to the pan and stir (this makes a little extra sauce)

Remove the chicken from the heat

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Serve the chicken over the couscous and drizzle the saffron lime glaze over 

Garnish with the reserved spring onion

Enjoy!

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