Moroccan Chicken with Minted Cous Cous and Chick Peas

Course: Main - Dish: Meat - Serves: 4

This recipe provides you with a great source of folic acid, as well as being a filling and nutritious meal.
1 hour to prepare and cook. Serves 4.

 

 

Method:

1. Slash the chicken breast 3 or 4 times. 2. Place the garlic, chilli, paprika, cumin, the juice of half the lemon and 1 tablespoon of the mint leaves in a bowl and mix well. Add the chicken and turn a few times. Leave to marinate for approximdately 30 minutes. 3. Meanwhile, cover the cous cous with boiling water and leave to soak for approximately 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork and mix with the chick peas, apricots, the rest of the mint leaves and nuts. 4. Pre-heat the grill. Place the chicken breasts on a baking tray and grill for 6 or 7 minutes each side until cooked through. 5. Spoon the cous cous onto a plate and place the chicken on top. Serve with a green vegetable.

Nutritional information per serving:

Calories: 464 Protein: 46g Fat: 14g Of which saturates: 1.8g Carbohydrate: 42g Fibre: 2.9g

Chickpeas are a source of vitamin E, great for your skin and maintaining a healthy heart

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