Traditional Moroccan Couscous With Chicken Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Traditional Moroccan Couscous with Chicken

A flavorful chicken stew that uses exotic spices and nice vegetables served over whole-grain couscous. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1 large Onion or 200 g, chopped
  • 500 g skinned chicken breasts
  • 3 cloves Garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley or 35 g, chopped
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried ginger powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Saffron filaments
  • 3 medium Tomatoes or 450 g, diced
  • 2 medium Carrots or 200 g, cut into cubes
  • 1 small Cinnamon stick
  • 1 cup Water or 250 ml
  • 2 cubes MAGGI Less Salt Chicken Stock
  • 1 can canned chickpeas or 400 g, drained
  • 2 medium Zucchini or 200 g, cut into cubes

How to Prepare

  1. Warm oil in a large pan and fry onions over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Add chicken, garlic, parsley, all spices and saffron. Cook for 4-5 minutes.
  2. Add tomatoes, carrot, cinnamon, water and MAGGI Less Salt Chicken Stock cubes. Bring to boil, cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until chicken is almost tender.
  3. Add chickpeas and zucchinis and cook for 10 minutes or until cooked.
  4. Serve with cooked couscous.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 303.00 Kcal
Protein: 22.00 g
Carbohydrate: 29.00 g
Fats: 11.00 g

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