Saffron Couscous

Saffron Couscous

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This Saffron Couscous dish is particularly delicious with the recipe Grilling Chicken with a Zing.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 320 kcal


  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1/8 crushed saffron threads
  • 1 medium Spanish onion (my favorite) sliced into half moons
  • 1 cup reduced sodium chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 cups couscous
  • 1/3 cup fresh flat leaf-parsley


  • In a medium frying pan and over a medium heat, melt the butter, Add saffron and cook, stirring for about one minute.
  • Add the onions, stirring constantly, until the onions are transparent.
  • Then add the chicken stock and one cup of water and bring to a boil.
  • Add couscous to the chicken stock and saffron mixture and stir. Remove from heat and let stand for about 5 minutes.
  • Toss couscous lightly with a fork and sprinkle with parsley and viola – ready to eat!
  • Healthy Recipe serves 4 – it is a delight!
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