Lemon Chicken and Giant Couscous for Souper-Saturday…

This recipe looks so delicious and like the ultimate comfort food! Had to share….

Loving Leisure Time

“When life hands you lemons

use the opportunity to add some zest

to your life”

~ Unknown

I love adding lemon to soup;

it adds a touch of sunshine, even on the coldest day!


Fresh and fragrant, with the addition of giant couscous,

this Lemon Chicken soup is winner in our household.


Sauté the shallots and the minced garlic in olive oil.


The chicken will poach in the lemony seasoned stock.


  • 1l chicken stock
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 shallots
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 100g giant couscous
  • 1 small red chilli, finely sliced, seed removed
  • Chopped chives
  • Crumbled feta cheese
  • Cayenne and freshly ground black pepper


Shred the cooked chicken using two forks…it’s easy!


Pop the chicken back into the pot.


Now stir in the giant couscous.


  1. Peel, slice the onion thinly and mince the garlic.
  2. Place the olive oil in a large…

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