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Moroccan Chicken And Couscous Bowl

Ready in 30 minutes this recipe is packed with protein and veggies, this makes a perfect meal any day of the week. Spices used to make up the Moroccan spice mix are cinnamon, cumin, ground ginger, black and/or white pepper, saffron, turmeric, hot red peppers, sesame seed, and sweet paprika.

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  • 1 ½ chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon of Moroccan spice
  • (store bought or use recipe below)
  • ¼ tomato paste
  • ¾ low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup dry couscous
  • 1 ½ cup water
  • 1 cucumber (diced)
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes (diced)
  • 1 red onion (diced)
  • 1/3 cup of Greek yogurt OR tzatziki
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh parsley
  • Olive Oil

Moroccan Spice Mix:

  • 1 ½ tablespoons of cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon of paprika
  • ½ teaspoon of ground ginger(minced)
  • ½ teaspoon of nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon of salt


  1. Mix together the diced red onion, diced cherry tomatoes and diced cucumber into a
    bowl and set aside.
  2. Bring 1 ½ cup of salty water or low sodium chicken stock to a boil in a saucepan.
    Once boiling, stir in the couscous and place the lid on and take it off the heat.
  3. Let the couscous steam until you cook the chicken then fluff it with a fork.
  4. In a large bowl, add chicken, 1 tablespoon of Moroccan spice mix, and 1 tablespoon
    of oil. Mix well to combine.
  5. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken and cook for 3-4
    minutes until starting to brown, but not entirely cooked.
  6. Stir in the tomato paste in low sodium broth and continue to cook until the sauce
    thickens, and chicken is cooked through 5-7 minutes.
  7. Divide the couscous among four bowls, then top with fresh chopped veggies and
    Moroccan chicken.
  8. Add some yogurt or tzatziki to each bowl and sprinkle fresh chopped parsley
    and enjoy!

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