Spicy Chicken Skewers with Veg Couscous

Spicy Chicken Skewers with Veg Couscous

Spicy Chicken Skewers with Vege Couscous Recipe

The favorite Maghrebian recipe of spicy chicken skewers with vege couscous is right here. Try this at home to enjoy this traditional meal.


  • Marinade
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon salt-reduced soy sauce
  • 500g skinless chicken breast fillets, sliced Couscous
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup couscous
  • olive oil spray
  • 1 eggplant, diced
  • 1 red capsicum, diced
  • handful fresh coriander, torn
  • 4 heaped tablespoons low-fat yoghurt, to serve



Step 1 Soak skewers in cold water for at least 30 minutes. Combine marinade ingredients in a large bowl and add chicken. Mix well to combine. Cover and marinate in the fridge for 30 minutes or more.

Step 2 Thread chicken on skewers. Cook skewers on a hot barbecue or grill pan for about 10 minutes, turning, until cooked through.

Step 3 To make couscous, place stock in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Pour over couscous in a glass bowl. Cover and set aside for 5 minutes.

Step 4 Heat a barbecue grill or grill pan to a medium heat. Spray with oil. Cook eggplant and capsicum until softened. Fluff up couscous with a fork. Add eggplant, capsicum and coriander and stir to combine. Serve with skewers and a dollop of yoghurt.

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