Braised chicken with couscous

Braised chicken with couscous

Based on 23 ratings

Difficulty

Medium 👍

Preparation

100 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

480 min

Ingredients

2Servings
2
chicken legs
125 g
couscous
tbsp
rapeseed oil (divided)
½ tsp
honey
½ tbsp
turmeric
½ tbsp
cumin
¼ tsp
spicy paprika
onions
1 cloves
garlic
250 ml
chicken stock (divided)
½
red bell pepper
½
yellow bell pepper
½
green bell pepper
50 g
raisins
tbsp
lemon juice
parsley for garnish
salt
pepper
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Utensils

mixing bowl, freezer bag or mixing bowl, plastic wrap, tagine, cutting board, knife

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Nutrition per serving

Cal1161
Fat84 g
Protein68 g
Carb31 g
  • Step 1/6

    Wash and dry chicken legs. Mix a part of rapeseed oil with honey until smooth. Add turmeric, cumin, cinnamon, spicy paprika, salt, and pepper. In a large bowl or a freezer bag, toss chicken legs in marinade. Seal or cover and marinate overnight in the refrigerator.
    • 2 chicken legs
    • tbsp rapeseed oil
    • ½ tsp honey
    • ½ tbsp turmeric
    • ½ tbsp cumin
    • ¼ tsp cinnamon
    • ¼ tsp spicy paprika
    • salt
    • pepper
    • mixing bowl
    • freezer bag or mixing bowl
    • plastic wrap

    Wash and dry chicken legs. Mix a part of rapeseed oil with honey until smooth. Add turmeric, cumin, cinnamon, spicy paprika, salt, and pepper. In a large bowl or a freezer bag, toss chicken legs in marinade. Seal or cover and marinate overnight in the refrigerator.

  • Step 2/6

    Peel and slice onions and garlic. Remove chicken legs from marinade and carefully drain. Heat oil in the bottom of the tagine over medium-high heat. Add chicken legs, garlic, and onion and fry until deep golden-brown on all sides.
    • onions
    • 1 cloves garlic
    • 1 tbso rapeseed oil
    • tagine

    Peel and slice onions and garlic. Remove chicken legs from marinade and carefully drain. Heat oil in the bottom of the tagine over medium-high heat. Add chicken legs, garlic, and onion and fry until deep golden-brown on all sides.

  • Step 3/6

    Deglaze with some of the chicken stock.
    • 100 ml chicken stock

    Deglaze with some of the chicken stock.

  • Step 4/6

    Place the lid on the tagine. Let simmer for approx. 80 min.

    Place the lid on the tagine. Let simmer for approx. 80 min.

  • Step 5/6

    In the meantime, wash bell peppers. Remove seeds and cut into strips. Rinse raisins under cold water. Add cut bell peppers, raisins, couscous, and remaining chicken stock to tagine, cover, and continue to simmer for approx. 10 min.
    • ½ red bell pepper
    • ½ yellow bell pepper
    • ½ green bell pepper
    • 50 g raisins
    • 125 g couscous
    • 150 ml chicken stock
    • cutting board
    • knife

    In the meantime, wash bell peppers. Remove seeds and cut into strips. Rinse raisins under cold water. Add cut bell peppers, raisins, couscous, and remaining chicken stock to tagine, cover, and continue to simmer for approx. 10 min.

  • Step 6/6

    Season with lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Garnish with parsley. Serve directly in the tagine. Enjoy!
    • tbsp lemon juice
    • parsley for garnish
    • salt
    • pepper

    Season with lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Garnish with parsley. Serve directly in the tagine. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Braised chicken with couscous

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