Chicken kebabs with lemon and coriander couscous

Chicken kebabs with lemon and coriander couscous recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 20 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook, 1 hr to cool
  • 374 calories / serving
  • Healthy

Ingredients

  • 4 skinless chicken breasts
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1tsp ground coriander
  • 1tsp ground ginger
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of cayenne pepper

For the syrup

  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 250g couscous
  • 3tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
  • 100g pitted black olives, chopped
  • seasoning

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    1575kj
    374kcal
    19%
  • Fat

    9g 13%
  • Saturates

    1g 7%
  • Sugars

    1g 1%
  • Salt

    0.8g 13%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 33.8g Protein 38.1g Fibre 0g

Method

  1. If using wooden skewers soak for at least 10 minutes. Toss the chicken with the oil, garlic, ground spices, cayenne, 1tbsp lemon juice and seasoning allow to marinate for 10 minutes or 1 hour if you have time.
  2. Preheat the grill to high. Thread the chicken into the skewers and grill for 10 to 12 minutes turning occasionally or until cooked through with no pink showing. 
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the couscous to the packet instructions, then fluff up with a fork. Drizzle with a little olive oil, add the remaining lemon juice, coriander and olives to the couscous and season.
  4. Transfer to serving plates and serve the chicken kebabs with any pan juices and the couscous. 

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