Leftover roast chicken and couscous wraps recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 15mins to prepare and 5mins to cook
  • 380 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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These deliciously easy wraps are a great way to use up leftover chicken. Bundle up in foil for a filling, portable packed lunch. This recipe is a mouthwatering leftovers idea from our spiced roast chicken with herb stuffing dish. The leftover meat needs to be thoroughly reheated until piping hot and should never be reheated more than once.

Place the couscous in a bowl, squeeze over the lemon and add the zest, olive oil and seasoning. Pour over 260ml (8 1/2fl oz) boiled water from the kettle, stir, then cover with clingfilm or a plate and set aside to soak for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and check the seasoning.

Fold the cucumber, tomato, herbs, chicken and stuffing through the couscous. Divide generously between 4 wraps, drizzle with the yogurt, fold in the ends and roll up, securing with a cocktail stick.

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Please note that 200g (7oz) of chicken and 75g (3oz) stuffing or chorizo is not included in the shop ingredients list as this is a leftover, so you will need to enter the product in your shopping basket if making this recipe from scratch.

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  • Ingredients

  • 130g (4 1/4oz) couscous
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced and grated rind
  • 15ml (1tbsp) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cucumber, seeds removed and finely diced
  • 200g (7oz) cherry tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • small bunch parsley, leaves chopped
  • small handful mint leaves, chopped
  • 200g (7oz) leftover roast chicken, torn into pieces
  • 75g (3oz) leftover stuffing (or cooked diced chorizo), crumbled
  • 4tbsp natural yogurt
  • 4 large wraps
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  • Energy 1603kj 380kcal 19%
  • Fat 12g 17%
  • Saturates 3g 15%
  • Sugars 6g 7%
  • Salt 0.7g 12%

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Carbohydrate 51.3g Protein 21.2g Fibre 2.5g

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