Quick Cajun Stir-Fry with Couscous

A quick and easy Cajun-style stir-fry that’s delicious for an easy supper. Also tasty made with leftover chicken and/or prawns and feel free to mix up the veg.


Prepare the couscous according to the packet instructions and fluff with a fork to separate the grains.

Heat the oil in a deep-sided frying pan and fry the frankfurters over a medium heat for 2-3 minutes until lightly browned. Add the Cajun spice and cook for 30 seconds until fragrant. Add the whites of the onion, pepper and corn and cook for 2 minutes in the spice. Stir in the tomatoes and a splash of water and cook for a further minute. Remove from the heat and add the couscous and greens of the onions, toss through and season. Serve immediately scattered with plenty of parsley.



  • 1 tbsp light olive oil
  • 1 x packet of Ainsley Harriott Tomato & Chilli Couscous
  • 80g baby corn, sliced
  • 120g frankfurters, cut into 3cm pieces
  • ½ green pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 2 spring onion, finely sliced
  • 1 heaped tsp Cajun spice mix
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley