Cous Cous with Pomegranates

Ingredients (Serves 4)Pomegranate Illustration for easy cous cous recipe

2 cups of cous cous
2 cups of hot chicken stock (from a box, though a cube is fine too)
1 pomegranate

  • Tip the cous cous into a bowl
  • Pour over the boiling chicken stock
  • Cover the bowl with saran wrap (cling film) or foil or a plate and a dish cloth to try to keep the steam in.
  • Leave for ten minutes.
  • Remove the saran wrap and fork vigorously through the grains to fluff them up and get rid of any lumps.
  • Season with a good pinch of salt and a grinding of black pepper
  • De-seed the pomegranate over the cous cous
  • Stir in about half the seeds and leave the other half glistening on top.
  • Squeeze in any juice that’s left

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