Middle Eastern chicken with pearl couscous
TM6 TM5

Middle Eastern chicken with pearl couscous

4.5 (97 ratings)

Ingredients

  • 300 g pearl couscous
  • boiling water, for soaking
  • 4 sprigs fresh coriander, leaves only
  • 4 sprigs fresh mint, leaves only
  • 1 lemon, zested, no white pith
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 150 g brown onion, cut into quarters
  • 4 cm piece fresh ginger, peeled
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 fresh long red chilli, trimmed and cut into halves
  • 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 400 g canned chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp Chicken stock paste (see Tip)
  • 1000 g skinless chicken thigh fillets, cut into pieces (3 cm)
  • 50 g currants (optional)

Nutrition
per 1 portion
Calories
3424.6 kJ / 815.4 kcal
Protein
60.8 g
Carbohydrates
72.6 g
Fat
28.9 g
Saturated Fat
6.6 g
Fibre
12.3 g
Sodium
762.7 mg

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