Delicious & healthy recipe idea from Marion Mizzi recipe book "The Weight Loss Guide".
Moroccan Chicken With Couscous
100g chicken breast
2 red chillies
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 garlic cloves- crushed
A handful of fresh coriander
Zest and juice of 2 lemons
1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
1/4 teaspoon coriander powder
2 coloured peppers - deseeded and sliced
500 g rocket leaves
500 g cherry tomatoes - chopped
Fry light low-calorie cooking spray
Begin by placing the chopped chillies, garlic, coriander stalks and the juice of half a lemon into a food processor. Follow by adding the balsamic vinegar and a few sprays of Fry Light low-calorie cooking
spray. Process until a paste is formed.
Next, pour the paste over the chicken breast and place the chicken on a piece of foil. Close the foil and allow it to marinate for 50 minutes.
In the meantime, cook the couscous according to the instructions given on the packet. Then, add the remaining juice and zest of the lemons, the chopped coriander, rocket leaves, peppers, cherry tomatoes and spices to the couscous to the couscous and mix well.
Heat a griddle pan until hot, then sear the chicken for 7 minutes on each side or until the chicken is cooked well.
Place the couscous on a plate, top with the chicken and serve with a side dish chosen from this book.