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One Pot Chicken With Apricots, Olives & Couscous
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Stand Time
3 mins
Total Time
48 mins

Chicken with Apricots, Olives and Couscous is an easy dinner recipe that cooks together in one pot. Chicken thighs seasoned with cinnamon and cumin along with bursts of apricot sweetness and briny olives all give this skillet dinner a Moroccan flavor that will transport you to a faraway place with every forkful.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Moroccan
Keyword: chicken with apricots, one pot chicken recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 615 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
  1. Heat oil over medium-high heat in large non-stick skillet with deep sides.

  2. Season chicken with ½ tsp. cinnamon, ¼ tsp. cumin and ¼ tsp. kosher salt and cook over
    medium-high until browned, 8-10 minutes, turning once.

  3. Add onion, apricots, olives, garlic and remaining ¾ tsp. cinnamon, ½ tsp. cumin and
    ¼ tsp. kosher salt and cook until tender-crisp, about 4 minutes.

  4. Add broth and pearl couscous and bring to a boil.

  5. Reduce heat to low. Cover and cook until chicken is cooked through* and couscous is
    tender, 10-12 minutes. 

  6. Remove from heat and let stand 3 minutes.

  7. Top with cilantro.

Recipe Notes

*Chicken should be cooked to 165F when checked with a meat thermometer and juices should run clear.

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Chicken With Apricots, Olives & Couscous
Amount Per Serving
Calories 615 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 142mg47%
Sodium 945mg41%
Potassium 764mg22%
Carbohydrates 54g18%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 973IU19%
Vitamin C 10mg12%
Calcium 84mg8%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.