Cooking Boneless Chicken Breasts – With Saffron Couscous


I am going to share with you one of the simplest recipes of cooking boneless chicken breasts. It is a very healthy dish, combining low in fat and high in proteins chicken with a green peas. With a very few ingredients you can make this great tasting dish quick and easy.

I usually prepare this chicken breasts recipe when I have a very little to cooking a dinner. Either preparation time or cooking time is very short and cooking instructions are very easy to follow. It is a very light dish for those who prefer not using too much spices.

For the best result, it is good to use a fresh chicken breasts, instead of frozen. The meat will stay tender, full of juices, which we all appreciate while enjoying our dinner.

Saffron couscous makes a great and simple to prepare side dish to serve with your cooked boneless chicken breasts.

Follow a couple of simple steps to make a perfect saffron couscous.


  • In a medium sauce pan combine 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 and 1/2 cups vegetable stock and coarsely crumled saffron threads.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Stir in 1 cup couscous.
  • Cover and remove from heat.
  • Let it rest 10 minutes.
  • Fluff with fork.
  • Serve immediately.

Hope you will enjoy cooking boneless chicken breasts with peas and saffron couscous. Looking forward to your comments below. :)

Cooking Boneless Chicken Breasts - With Saffron Couscous
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Cooking Boneless Chicken Breasts - With Saffron Couscous
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4 people
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  1. Prapare all your fresh ingredients.
  2. Cut chicken breasts into cubes.
  3. Season chicken breasts cubes with salt and black pepper.
  4. Peel and chop shallot.
  5. In the large skillet heat olive oil over medium heat.
  6. Add shallot and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
  7. Transfer shallot to the small bowl with a slotted spoon.
  8. Cook chicken breasts until it changes its colour into light brown.
  9. Reduce heat, return shallots to the skillet.
  10. Add 1/2 cup vegetable stock, cover with a lid and let the chicken simmer gently until cooked through, about 10-12 minutes.
  11. Add green peas and cook additional 5 minutes, then remove from heat.
  12. Serve immediately with a saffron couscous.
  13. Enjoy your healthy dinner! :)
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