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This berbere chicken recipe is bursting with flavour. It's quick and easy to put together and tastes amazing served over lime & parsley cous cous!
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Berbere Chicken with Lime & Parsley Couscous

This berbere chicken recipe is bursting with flavour. It's quick and easy to put together and tastes amazing served over lime & parsley cous cous!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Ethiopian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 528kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 Chicken Thighs bone in, skin on
  • 2 tbsp Berbere Spice Blend
  • 200 g Green Beans trimmed
  • 1 Carrot chopped
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic chopped
  • 250 ml Chicken Stock
  • 200 g Couscous
  • 1 tbsp Butter unsalted
  • 1 bunch Parsley roughly chopped
  • 1 Lime

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C. Heat the olive oil over a medium high heat. Coat the chicken thighs in the berbere and place the in the pan skin side down. Cook for 5 minutes. Flip the chicken and add in the onion, carrot and garlic. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Pour in the chicken stock and add the green beans. Simmer for 10 minutes then place in the oven for 15 minutes to finish cooking the chicken. 
  • While the chicken is cooking heat 250ml of water and a pinch of salt over a high heat. When the water is boiling add the couscous and give it a good stir. Remove from the heat, cover and leave to stand for 5 minutes until the water has been absorbed. Stir in the juice of half the lime, half the parsley and the butter. Serve the couscous topped with a chicken thigh, veg and sauce and the rest of the parsley.

Nutrition

Calories: 528kcal