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Couscous with chicken and peas recipe

Couscous with chicken and peas

Prep time
5 mins

Cooking time
15 mins

Effort
Super easy

Serves
1

  • 50g plain couscous
  • 85g cooked chicken, chopped
  • 40g frozen peas
  • 4 cherry tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ a lemon, juiced

1

Put the couscous in a large bowl and cover with boiling water. Leave for 10 to 15 minutes to swell and cool, then stir with a fork to fluff up the grains.

For a time-saving hack, simply defrost the peas by adding them to the couscous before covering with the boiling water.

2

Add the chicken and tomatoes, squeeze over the lemon juice, stir it all to combine, and you're done!

Microwavable pouches of couscous also work well – try mixing things up by using a spicy or tomato-flavoured version.