This Sicilian Chicken With Couscous Tastes Best When You Use the “Brick Trick”

Francine Segan | Fri, 05/03/2024 - 05:40
Sicilian chicken couscous Francine
Sicilian chicken with couscous / Photo: Francine Segan
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35 minutes

Couscous is a popular ingredient in Sicilian cuisine. Here the couscous is seasoned with aromatic spice influences brought to Sicily by the Arabs, who ruled the area starting in the ninth century. Saffron, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg and cloves — combined with dried fruit and tomatoes — make for an unforgettable mix.  

The pepper-crusted chicken adds just the right touch of heat to the sweet and aromatic couscous. To create a nice crust on the chicken skin, many savvy Itali

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