Middle Eastern Sumac Chicken and Couscous Salad


Nutrient Per 100g Per Serving % GDA Traffic  Lights
Energy (kcal) 172 392 2 N/A
Fat (g) 4.1 9.3 13 Med
Sat Fat (g) 0.7 1.5 8 Low
Sugar (g)  0.8 1.7 2 Low
Salt (g) 0.5 1.16 19 Med

 Serves: 4

 Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 6-7 minutes
you-will-need

  • 500g chicken breasts, sliced
  • 2 tsp sumac seasoning
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 50g pitted green olives, sliced
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander
  • 200g whole wheat couscous
  • 1 preserved lemon, chopped
  • Juice 1 lemon
  • 4 handfuls Herb Salad (100g)

what-to-do

  1. Toss the chicken in 1 tsp sumac. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan and fry the chicken for 6-7 minutes until golden and cooked through. Add the olives and coriander.

  2. Meanwhile, place the couscous and preserved lemons in a bowl and pour over 300ml boiling water, cover and leave for 5 minutes, fluff up with a fork. Leave to cool slightly.

  3. Whisk together the lemon juice, remaining sumac and oil and toss into the salad. Mix in the chicken and couscous.

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