Lemon Herb Chicken on a bed of cous cous with brocolli
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5 from 2 votes

Lemon Herb Chicken

Easy and healthy grilled Lemon Herb Chicken with cous cous is simple to make and is perfect for a weeknight meal and tastes great!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 593kcal
Author: Dannii


  • 300 g chicken breasts
  • 1 lemon
  • 4 garlic cloves crushed
  • 10 g fresh coriander chopped
  • 8 shallots finely chopped
  • 10 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 courgette sliced into ribbons with a potato peeler
  • 80 g feta cheese cubed
  • 60 g dried couscous
  • 1 head Broccoli
  • 0.5 tbsp olive oil


  • Put the chicken in a bowl with the juice of half the lemon, half the garlic and half the coriander and leave for 30 minutes.
  • After 20 minutes, start cooking the broccoli (it will take 10 minutes).
  • Heat the oil in a pan and add the vegetables and rest of the garlic and cook gently.
  • Make the couscous according to instructions (just pour water over it and leave in a pot until everything else is ready and it has soaked up the water).
  • Cook the chicken under the grill for 15 minutes, turning half way through.
  • Take the vegetables off the heat, until a couple of minutes before the chicken is ready. Then, add the feta, juice of the other half of the lemon and the rest of the coriander and stir.
  • Chop the chicken, mix with the vegetables and serve on top of the couscous with the broccoli.


Serving: 1portion | Calories: 593kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 55g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 131mg | Sodium: 757mg | Potassium: 2489mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 3055IU | Vitamin C: 349.7mg | Calcium: 442mg | Iron: 5.9mg