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Moroccan Chicken With Couscous

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“This is a recipe I modified slightly from a book called '1000 classic recipes. I made it for the first time last night and it is gorgeous.”

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  1. Fry chicken portions skin side down in butter and oil until golden.
  2. Turn.
  3. Add onions, garlic, spices, salt, orange juice and 300ml of water.
  4. Cover and bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.
  5. Mix couscous with salt and 350ml of water.
  6. Leave to soak for 5 minutes.
  7. Add rest of ingredients for couscous.
  8. Line a steamer with greaseproof paper and spoon the cous cous inches.
  9. Place over chicken and steam for 10 minutes.
  10. Remove steamer, stir honey into chicken liquid and boil rapidly for 3-4 minutes. (At this point I stirred in 1 tsp of cornflour mixed with a little water to thicken the sauce).
  11. Serve chicken on top of couscous and pour over a little of the sauce.

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