Coucous Mit Huehnerspiessen

Herb Tabbouleh with Spicy Chicken Skewers

4045 Min

Tabbouleh is a favorite dish in Arabic cuisine, and here it serves as an accompaniment to juicy chicken skewers. The skewers are marinated in our Curry Madras mix and fresh lemon zest — they're perfect with the couscous, parsley, tomato and mint salad.

Ingredients 4 Portions

  • 400 gChicken fillet
  • 300 gCouscous
  • 450 mlWater
  • 1 pieceRed bell pepper
  • 4 pieceTomatoes, on the vine
  • 40 gParsley, fresh
  • 20 gFresh mint
  • 1 pieceLemon, unwaxed
  • 1 pieceRed onion, small
  • 150 gJogurt, greek
  • 2 tbsp.Curry Madras
  • 1 pinchSea Salt, Coarse
  • 1 pinchPepper Black, Whole
  • Sesame oil
  • Wooden skewers


  1. 1

    Rinse the chicken fillets and dab with paper towel. Use a knife to trim the fillets if necessary, then dice them into pieces around 2-cm thick. Bring water to the boil in a pan or kettle.

  2. 2

    Marinate the cut chicken breast in yoghurt, 1/2 lemon juice, the zest of 1/2 a lemon, 1 teaspoon salt and Curry Madras.

  3. 3

    Squeeze the juice of the lemon into a large bowl and mix with a large pinch of salt, freshly ground pepper and 4 tbsp. of olive oil.

  4. 4

    Peel the onion, finely dice and add to the bowl. Add the couscous, then mix everything in the bowl thoroughly and pour in the hot water. Allow the couscous to infuse, breaking it up with a fork every now and then.

  5. 5

    Wash and finely dice the vine tomatoes and bell pepper. Rinse and chop the parsley and mint. Mix the vegetables and herbs into the cooked couscous. Season to taste with olive oil, salt and pepper.

  6. 6

    Spear the pieces of chicken breast onto small skewers and sear in a pan with 1 tbsp. of oil on all sides for 3–4 minutes.

  7. 7

    Dish up the cooked tabbouleh and serve with the chicken skewers.

Feeling hungry? Share this recipe!

You may also enjoy