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Apricot Couscous   Veg  HT  ACC  Moroccan  20mins



Serves 4   Hot  Vegetarian  Vegan  Fruit   Herbs  Accompaniment   Dairy Free  Eggless  Morocco  North African  Nth Africa



125g/+5oz Dried Apricots,

450g/1lb uncooked Couscous 

1 tbsp Olive Oil

2 tbsp roughly chopped Coriander

100g/4oz Spring Onions, chopped





1. Place the chopped apricots in a bowl, cover with boiling water and leave to soak for 10 minutes.


2. Meanwhile, place the couscous in a large bowl and add enough boiling water to cover by 6mm/¼ inch. Cover tightly with clingfilm and allow to stand for 10 minutes until cooked.


3.  Drain the apricots well and add to the couscous, fluffing it up with a fork. Add the remaining ingredients. Mix well and serve immediately.




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Key techniques required to make this recipe

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Boil  - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


Freezing/Make ahead

Not suitable


Tips, Options and Substitutions


Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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