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Couscous: the delicious recipe


Here is a delicious couscous recipe, easy to make, with chicken, merguez and vegetables.

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 1 bunch of coriander
  • 1 small can of chickpeas
  • 3 peppers red
  • 3 onions
  • 3 carrots
  • 2 rutabagas
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 small kale
  • 2 tbsp. tablespoons of olive oil
  • 140g butter
  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tbsp. tablespoon of turmeric
  • 8 merguez
  • 1 kg of couscous semolina (medium)
  • Salt

> To discover: the royal couscous recipe

Couscous recipe

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C (th. 6).

- Remove the leaves, wash and chop the coriander.

- Drain the chickpeas.

- Peel and wash the vegetables.

- Cut the peppers into strips, place them in an oven dish, drizzle with oil, put them in the oven and cook until they begin to stew.

In a casserole dish,

  • Melt 40 g of butter, brown the chicken thighs cut in half on all sides.
  • Add the onions. Sprinkle with spices. Cook for 5 minutes and add to the water. Cover and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Add the carrots, rutabaga, tomatoes and cabbage cut into pieces to the contents of the casserole dish.
  • Cook for 20 minutes.
  • Add the chickpeas and continue cooking for 5 minutes.
  • Check the seasoning, salt if necessary.

- Cook the merguez cut in six in a pan (or in the oven) without fat.

In a large salad bowl,

  • Place the couscous semolina, pour 1.5 liters of boiling water over it.
  • Cover for a few minutes to allow the semolina to swell, then fluff with a fork, incorporating the remaining butter.
  • Season.

- Arrange the semolina with the vegetables and meat, sprinkle with coriander.

- Enjoy hot!

Chef's BAba about couscous

For lovers of spicy dishes, serve this couscous with harissa sauce!

There are a multitude of couscous recipes, reinterpret them according to your tastes! For a summer recipe, replace the rutabaga with courgette, decorate with peas, raisins and mutton or meatballs. Meat can also be replaced by fish.

> To discover: the royal couscous recipe

Recipe: S. Samson, Photo: F. Hamel

Video: How to Make Couscous with Chef Mourad Lahlou. Williams-Sonoma (November 2020).