I love Couscous! In this recipe wholemeal couscous is used, but have you ever tried pearl couscous? I will soon share a recipe, you can easily and easily vary. With this recipe of Nutritious and Fast, you do not have to stand in the kitchen for a long time and that is great on busy days!
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Number of portions: 2

What do you need?

  • 4 chicken drumsticks (bio)
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 peaches (canned if fresh is not for sale)
  • 1 knob of butter
  • 15 grams of ginger
  • 440 milliliters of water
  • 50 grams of raisins
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon
  • 150 grams of whole grain couscous
  • half cucumber
  • 100 grams of spinach
  • 7 grams of fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt as desired

For the marinade:

  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried ground chili
  • ½ teaspoon of paprika
  • pinch of salt

Make, Shake & Bake:

  1. Mix the ingredients for the marinade and coat the drumsticks with it.
  2. Cut the onion into rings, peel the peaches and cut the flesh into pieces.
  3. Fry the chicken legs for 10 minutes in a pan with a bit of butter change regularly.
  4. Meanwhile, peel the ginger and cut the flesh into small pieces.
  5. Add 200 ml of water, the onion, ginger, half of the peach and half of the raisins and the cinnamon to the chicken and simmer for 10 minutes; 7 minutes with the lid on the pan and the last 3 minutes without the lid.
  6. In the meantime, prepare the couscous: boil 220 ml of water in an electric kettle.
  7. Cut the cucumber into cubes and finely chop the spinach and parsley.
  8. Pour the hot water over the couscous and wait a moment.
  9. Loosen the couscous with a fork and add the extra virgin olive oil.
  10. Then pour the spinach, the cucumber, the parsley and the rest of the peach and raisins through the couscous and add sea salt to taste.
  11. Serve the couscous with the chicken drumstick and the ‘gravy’.


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