Couscous with Sumac Chicken & Butter Mushrooms

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This is a moroccan themed lunch made using cous cous and chicken. This is not only easy to make but taste amazing.

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Couscous with Sumac Chicken & Mushrooms


This is a moroccan themed lunch made using cous cous and chicken. This is not only easy to make but taste amazing.


Recipe type: Main

Cuisine: Morocco

Serves: 2 servings



  • Couscous – 1 cup
  • Sultanas – ¼ cup
  • Cayenne Powder – 1 tsp
  • Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Hot Water – 2 cups


  • Chicken Breast – 2
  • Cayenne Powder – 1 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • Sumac Powder – 2 tsp
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • Lemon Juice as needed
  • Olive Oil – 2 tblsp


  • Butter – 1 tblsp
  • Garlic – 3 cloves chopped
  • Mushrooms – 1 cup chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste


  1. Marinate chicken with the ingredients given for 2 hours.
  2. Mix couscous with all ingredients in a bowl. Pour over hot water, cover and cook for 15 mins till all water is absorbed. Set aside.
  3. Heat butter in a pan, add garlic and stir fry for a min,
  4. Add in mushrooms and mix well.
  5. Season with salt and pepper. Cook till brown and set aside.
  6. Now in the same pan, place chicken and cook for 5 to 6 mins on each side. Add little water and cook covered for 10 mins on low heat.
  7. Serve over cous cous.



1)Start by making couscous, take it in a bowl

2)Add sultanas

3)Add in cayenne powder

4)Add salt, cumin powder

5)Mix well

6)Add in hot water

7.Mix well

8)Cover and cook till all water is absorbed

9)Like this

10)Fluff up the couscous

11)Heat butter in a pan

12)Add in garlic

13)Saute for a min

14)Add in mushrooms

15)Cook till brown

16)Season with salt

17)And pepper


19)Take chicken in a bowl

20)Add garlic

21)Add in sumac

22)Add cayenne

23)Add salt to taste

24)Add black pepper powder

25)Add lemon juice

26)Add in olive oil

27)Mix well

28)Place chicken skin side down and cook for 6 to 8 mins

29)Flip over and cook

29)Add little water

30)Cover and cook

31)Now chicken is done

32)Place some couscous and mushrooms

33)Place chicken on top

34)Spoon sauce over


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