Greek Chicken with Herby Vegetable Couscous

Chicken cooked in Greek style and served with couscous cooked with herbs and vegetables. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Greek Chicken with Herby Vegetable Couscous
Main Ingredients Boneless chicken breasts, Dried oregano
Cuisine Greek
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Greek Chicken with Herby Vegetable Couscous

  • 200 grams Boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon Dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon All-spice powder
  • 1/2 medium bunch Fresh dill leaves
  • 1 small Red bell pepper roughly chopped
  • 1 small Yellow bell pepper roughly chopped
  • 1 cup Green peas blanched
  • 200 grams Couscous
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • Red chilli 1 fresh
  • 4 Spring onions with greens roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup Black olives seeded and sliced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons Extra virgin olive oil
  • 40 grams Feta cheese crumbled


  1. Put couscous in a bowl, add 600 ml boiling water and salt, cover and set aside till it becomes fluffy.
  2. Place the chicken breasts on a large sheet of greaseproof paper and sprinkle salt, crushed peppercorns, oregano, all-spice powder and lemon zest over them. Fold over the paper, bash and flatten the chicken with a rolling pin.
  3. Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan, place the chicken in it and cook for three to four minutes on each side, turning at intervals. Remove from heat, slice and set aside.
  4. Grind together bell peppers, red chilli, spring onions and dill leaves to a smooth paste. Transfer into a bowl, add peas, olives, lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil and mix well.
  5. Add the vegetable mixture to the couscous and toss well. Add salt and crushed peppercorns and mix well. Transfer onto a serving dish.
  6. Top with the sliced chicken, sprinkle crumbled feta cheese on top and serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1828
Carbohydrates 190.9
Protein 98.6
Fat 74.5