Paprika Chargrilled Chicken with Couscous

Perfect for a long Summer night with friends or a quick satisfying meal after work!

Preparation Time:

15 Minutes

Cooking Time:

5 Minutes

Skill Level:






  • 120g Couscous
  • 2 Chicken Breast
  • 10 (or as many as you like) Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1/2 Cucumber Diced
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • Salt & pepper
  • Handful Freshly Diced Coriander
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1 Stock Cube (chicken or veg)


Place the chicken in a zip lock bag and using a rolling pin, pound until 3/4 of an inch thick.

Place the chicken in a bowl and mix with salt, pepper, juice of half a lemon and paprika. Leave to marinade for 10 minutes.

In the meantime, in a bowl, add 350mls of boiling water with a stock cube mixed in, add in the couscous, cover with cling film and allow to stand for 5 minutes.

Chop the cherry tomatoes in half and dice the cucumber into small chunks.

Spritz a pan with low cal spray oil and cook the chicken on a hot pan, turning to ensure both sides are browned.  once you are happy it’s cooked through, remove from the pan and allow to rest until you are ready to plate up.

Fluff out the couscous and mix with the tomatoes and cucumber. Slice up the chicken length-ways and serve with coriander plus a lemon wedge or 2.