Chicken & chickpea tagine


1 tbsp olive oil
150g chicken breast, diced
1 onion, chopped
2 tsp harissa paste
75g dried apricots,
roughly chopped
400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
400g can chopped tomatoes
100g Waitrose Love Life Wholewheat Couscous
1 tbsp chopped parsley or coriander


1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan and fry the chicken and onion for 3 minutes to brown. Add the harissa and cook for 1 minute.

2. Stir in the apricots, chickpeas and tomatoes. Fill the tomato can to half way with water and add to the pan, simmer for 10 minutes until the chicken is cooked throughout with no pink meat. Season and stir in the herbs.

3. Meanwhile, place the couscous in a small bowl and pour over enough boiling water to just cover the couscous, cover the bowl with clingfilm and leave for 5 minutes before fluffing up with a fork. Serve with the tagine.  

2 of your 5 a day

low in saturated fat  

  • Preparation time: 1 minutes
  • Cooking time: 14 minutes
  • Total time: 15 minutes 15 minutes

Serves: 2

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2,428kJ
Fat 12.5g
Saturated Fat 2g
Carbohydrate 78.5g
Sugars 26.4g
Protein 37.1g
Salt 0.6g
Fibre 13.9g

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This recipe was first published in Thu Jun 09 09:37:00 BST 2016.