Tasty chicken curry

Serves 2.

This is a simple recipe which is tasty mild or spicy. Recipe credit to my good friend Andy, who is a kitchen genius! 


  • 4 chicken thighs (or 2 chicken breasts)
  • 6 chopped, deseeded tomatoes (or 1 can tinned tomatoes, unflavoured)
  • 12 button mushrooms chopped in half
  • 1/2 cup of couscous
  • cumin
  • salt & pepper
  • berbere spice (alternatively mix chili powder, paprika, all spice, cadamom and nutmeg)
  • 1 tbsp butter/cooking oil

You will need: 

  • 1x large frying pan
  • spatula
  • sharp knife and chopping board
  • sink with warm, soapy water for rinsing between handling raw meat

Method: (Prep time: 10 mins; cooking time: approx 20 mins)

  • Halve your mushrooms, chop tomatoes and set aside
  • Chop chicken into medium chunks
  • Add butter/oil to frying pan with dash of cumin and 1-2tbsp berbere depending on how spicy you want it to be.
  • Turn on element to medium heat.
  • Add chicken to frying pan and stir until sealed and slightly brown. (approx 5 mins)
  • Add tomatoes stir and add 1/2 cup water as it reduces. (5 mins)
  • Add couscous to the frying pan and stir through. You may need to add more water. (5-8 mins)
  • When everything is cooked, add the mushrooms and stir. (1-2 mins)

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