Couscous HT MC Tunisian 80mins
Serves 4 Hot Poultry
Herbs Main Course healthy Eating Dairy free Eggless Tunisia
Nth Africa North African
4 tbsp Olive Oil
8 Boneless Chicken Thighs, halved
4 Garlic Cloves, crushed
2 Onions, chopped
1 teasp Ground Turmeric
1 teasp Dried Basil
Salt and Black Pepper
1 tbsp Freshly chopped Coriander (Cilantro)
100g/4oz Black Olives, pitted
1 Lemon, sliced
1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan then add the chicken and brown on all sides.
Remove from the pan.
2. Reheat the oil, add the garlic, onions and turmeric and cook over a medium
heat for 5 minutes, turning from time to time.
3. Return the chicken to the pan together with the basil, salt and pepper, mix
well then add enough water to just cover the chicken. Bring to the boil,
stirring, then reduce the heat and simmer for 40 minutes, stirring from time to
time and adding a little more water if necessary, until the chicken is very
4. Add the olives and lemon slices and continue to cook for a further 10
minutes. Serve over couscous.
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