Chicken with Couscous Salad and Yoghurt Pesto

Chicken with Couscous Salad and Yoghurt Pesto

4 reviews, 4.5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

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-- Yoghurt Pesto --
3/4 cup Yogurt
4 tablespoon Pesto sauce
1 clove Garlic
2 tablespoons Mint; chopped
Salt; to taste
-- For the Chicken --
2 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon Paprika
2 cloves garlic; finely chopped
1 tablespoon Ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon Tumeric
Salt & Black pepper; to taste
4 each Chicken breast
-- For the Couscous Salad --
1 1/2 cups Couscous
1/4 cup olive oil
1 clove garlic; finely chopped
3 tablespoons Sherry vinegar
3 each Tomato; cored, cut into wedges
1/2 each Cucumber; peeled, seeded, diced
1 each Red onion; thinly sliced
1/2 cup Coriander sprigs
1/2 cup Parsley
1/4 cup Watercress
Salt & Black pepper; to taste

Original recipe makes 4



Oven Temperature: 200C

1. YOGHURT PESTO - mix all the ingrdients together. Season as desired. Reserve.

2. CHICKEN - Mix oil, paprika, garlic, cumin & tumeric together. Season well with salt & pepper. Rub all over chicken breats. Brown the chicken in a frying pan & then place in oven for 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked. Remove from oven, rest for 4-5 minutes and slice.

3. FOR THE COUSCOUS - Put couscous in a heatproof bowl with enough boiling water to cover. Mix well, cover with foil for 20 minutes, uncover & fluff up with a fork. Put the couscous & remaining ingredients into a large bowl & mix well.

4. TO SERVE - Serve chicken on the couscous with the yoghurt pesto on the side.

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Excellent we love this for lunch.
Rickhardesty 2y ago

very flaverful, be a great summer meal served cold
jpxpress 6y ago

This is a great meal all on its own. Its summer down here
cleverkt 9y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
cleverkt 9y ago

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