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This Middle Eastern chicken & couscous soup is full of flavor using spices, couscous, chicken and caramelized onions. A hearty meal in a bowl.

Middle Eastern Chicken & Couscous Soup

This Middle Eastern chicken & couscous soup is full of flavor using spices, couscous, chicken and caramelized onions. A hearty meal in a bowl.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 410 kcal
Author Denise Wright (MyLifeCookbook.com)

Ingredients

  • 2 large onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoon caraway
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups chicken, cooked and chopped (rotisserie)
  • 1 1/3 cups uncooked couscous (pearl or Israeli)
  • 1 3/4 cup chickpeas
  • 1 teaspoon Better than Bouillon

Instructions

  1. Add your olive oil to a soup pan.
  2. Add sliced onions and brown to a nice caramelization but not too brown.
  3. Once onions start to brown, add the cinnamon, caraway, paprika, salt and pepper. Mix well and cook for a minute or two.
  4. Next add your broth, chickpeas and bouillon if using.
  5. Cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Lastly add your chopped chicken and cook through for a few minutes.
  7. In the meantime, make the couscous according to the directions.

To Serve

  1. Add a scoop of the couscous in a large bowl.
  2. Top with1 or 2 scoops of the broth mixture.
  3. Enjoy!