Chicken Couscous

A bowl of couscous flavoured with stock and cheese, mixed with vegetables.

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Type of meal


Prep time


Cook time

10-15 mins


2 toddlers


  • 1 fillet chicken breast (chopped)
  • 25g frozen peas
  • 25g green beans (finely chopped)
  • ¼ red pepper (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 40g Couscous


  1. Put the cous cous in a bowl and pour over 80ml of boiling water. Cover the bowl with cling film and set aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Add the peas, pepper and the green beans to a pot of boiling water for 8-10 minutes until cooked. Alternatively, stir-fry or steam these vegetables.
  3. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a hot pan and fry the chopped chicken fillets until cooked through.
  4. Add the cooked chicken and veg to the couscous and mix well.   Can be served hot or cold.

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Nutritional benefits

This is high in Niacin which is a B vitamin that helps to reduce tiredness and is important for a healthy nervous system and a source of phosphorous for healthy bones and teeth.

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This is a quick and easy lunch for your toddler, adjust the veg according to what you have in the cupboard or to save time use cooked leftover chicken from the night before.