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Chargrilled Spiced Chicken W Couscous with Pine Nuts

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • -CHICKEN---
  • 4 Boneless skinless chicken
  • -breasts
  • 10 ml Paprika
  • Salt and freshly ground
  • -black pepper
  • 6 tb Olive oil
  • 1 Clove garlic; peeled and
  • -crushed
  • 1 tb Lemon juice
  • Fresh coriander sprigs; to
  • -garnish


500 ml Chicken or vegetable stock
275 g Couscous
4 tb Freshly chopped coriander
50 g Toasted pine nut kernels
75 g Chopped dried apricots

1. Split each chicken breast almost in half horizontally, open out like a
book and place between sheets of clingfilm. Beat with a rolling pin to
flatten the chicken. Remove clingfilm, sprinkle with paprika, salt and
pepper, then drizzle over 2 tbsp olive oil.

2. Heat a griddle pan or grill until hot then cook the chicken breasts for
8-10 minutes, turning once (you might have to do this in batches if your
griddle or grill pan isn”™t large enough).

3. Meanwhile, put the remaining olive oil, garlic, lemon juice and
seasoning in a screw-topped jar and shake well to mix.

4. when the chicken is cooked, cut it into strips and arrange on top of the
couscous. Drizzle over the dressing and serve garnished with the sprigs of
fresh coriander.


In a large saucepan bring 500ml chicken or vegetable stock to the boil.
Stir in 275g couscous and season with salt and pepper. Cover, remove the
saucepan from the heat and leave for 5 minutes or until the stock has been
absorbed. Add 4 tbsp freshly chopped coriander, 50g toasted pine nut
kernels and 75g chopped dried apricots. Serve topped with the chargrilled
chicken strips.

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