Male Fertility Recipe: Chicken and Pumpkin Couscous

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Packed with arginine, an amino acid proved to help blood circulation, and vitamin E, which is shown to reduce sperm defects, this dish may increase male fertility








  • 2 tbs  olive oil
  • 1  brown onion, finely chopped
  • 2  skinless chicken thigh fillets, trimmed and diced
  • 150g  pumpkin, peeled and diced
  • 185 ml chicken or vegetable stock 
  • 100g  instant couscous
  • 2 tbs  coriander, finely chopped or parsley leaves (optional)


  1. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over low–medium heat. Add the onion, chicken and pumpkin, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes or until the onion is soft.
  2. Pour in the stock and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 8 minutes or until the pumpkin is tender.
  3. Remove from the heat, stir in the couscous, cover and set aside for 6 minutes until the liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork and stir through the coriander or parsley, if desired. Serves 4

Fresh tip: Serve with a garden salad or steamed veggies to create a more filling meal.

Source: Woolworths

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