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Camper’s Cheesy Couscous

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Camper’s Cheesy Chicken Couscous

This is one of our favorite dishes to have on the trail, and even at home. The quick cooking nature of couscous makes it one of the shortest cook times for a meal as tasty as this. 
Course Dinner, Main Course
Keyword backpacking, dairy-free, egg-free, lactose-free, no nuts, no shellfish, no tree nuts
Servings 1
Calories 482kcal


  • Dehydrator


  • 62 g couscous
  • 35 g dehydrated chicken
  • 10 g dehydrated peas and carrot
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • handful dehydrated green onion
  • 7 g powdered butter
  • 8 g powdered cheese
  • 4 g chicken bouillon
  • 3 g dehydrated mushrooms
  • dash cayenne
  • dash ground coriander


  • Add all contents of Bag 1 (see notes) with 1 1/2 cup of water to pot and bring to a simmer.
  • Stir, and let sit for 5 minutes or until chicken, peas and carrots, and mushrooms are rehydrated.
  • Bring pot of water and ingredients to a full boil.
  • Once boiling, add Bag 2 (couscous and cheese powder).
  • Remove from stove, stir well, and cover.
  • Let sit for 5 minutes.


Bag 1:
  • chicken
  • peas and carrots
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • green onion
  • chicken bouillon
  • mushrooms
  • cayenne
  • ground coriander
Bag 2:
  • couscous
  • powdered cheese
  • powdered butter


Calories: 482kcal

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