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Chicken with Lemon and Courgette Couscous

This delicious recipe is perfect for a summers day, it’s light, fluffy and very tasty!


  • 200 g Couscous
  • 400 ml chicken stock
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 courgettes grated
  • 2 lemon 1 halved 1 cut into wedges
  • 2 x boneless skinless chicken breast


  1. Place the couscous into a large bowl and pour over the stock. Cover and leave for 10 mins until fluffy and all the stock has been absorbed.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil and fry the courgettes until softened and crisping at the edges. Mix with the couscous, then stir in with plenty of seasoning and a good squeeze of lemon juice from one of the halves.
  3. Halve the chicken breasts horizontally and put each piece on a sheet of cling film. Cover with another sheet and beat each piece out with a rolling pin to make it thinner. Season.
  4. Heat the remaining oil in a large pan and fry the chicken for about 2 minutes on each side until cooked through. Squeeze over the juice from the other lemon half and serve with the couscous and lemon wedges on the side.

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