this is my go-to couscous recipe when I'm serving chicken or fish. you can substitute the apricots and almonds for another dried fruit or nut of your choice (like cranberries, currents and pine nuts). —sweet enough
What You'll Need
homemade chicken or vegetable stock
unsulfurated dried apricots
sliced almonds, lightly toasted
flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
place butter and shallots in a saucepan and cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes. do not brown.
add chicken or vegetable stock and bring up to a boil. remove from heat and add couscous, salt and apricots. cover for 10-15 minutes. fluff with a fork and add the almonds and parsley.