Apricot and chickpea chicken with vegetable couscous

This super easy apricot chicken recipe is a delicious meal and a great option for any budget.

Apricot and chickpea chicken with vegetable couscous
SERVES4
TIME TO MAKE45-1 hour
MEAL TYPEDinner
TIME TO MAKE45-1 hour
MEAL TYPEDinner

Method

Apricot chicken

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C
  2. Mix the onion soup powder with the crushed tomatoes and juice from canned apricots
  3. Spread out chicken drumsticks over a roasting tray
  4. Sprinkle with sliced onions and chickpeas
  5. Pour the tomato mixture over the chicken, onion and chickpeas
  6. Place apricots on top
  7. Bake for approximately 45 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and easily comes off the bone

Vegetable couscous

  1. Place stock cube in a medium sized bowl and add the boiling water. Mix to dissolve
  2. Add couscous and mix briefly
  3. Cover and allow to sit for 10 minutes
  4. Meanwhile cook the peas on high in the microwave until hot or in a pot of boiling water for 2 minutes
  5. Mix the drained peas with the couscous  
  • Apricot chicken 
  • 1 packet 
    onion soup powder
  • 1 can 
    crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can 
    apricots halves in juice
  • chicken drumsticks
  • Vegetable couscous 
  • 1 cube 
    chicken or vegetable stock powder
  • 1 cup
    boiling water
  • 1 cup
    couscous
  • 3 cups
    peas
Per serve
  • Energy
    2496kJ
  • Total Fat
    10.8g
  • Saturated Fat
    3.2g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    67.7g
  • Sugars
    23.6g
  • Dietary Fibre
    20.3g
  • Protein
    47.5g
  • Sodium
    724mg