Healthy eating becomes more difficult than it needs to be when your food is boring and tasteless. That’s not the case with this super simple meal the whole family will love! Using a simple spice mix and lemon juice, plus some tasty whole foods, you’ll have a dinner you’ll come back to time and time again.

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Moroccan Chicken with Couscous

Using a simple spice mix and lemon juice, plus some tasty whole foods, you’ll have a dinner you’ll come back to time and time again.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: beetroot, chicken, couscous
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 517kcal

Ingredients

  • 500 g chicken, tenderloins
  • 100 g cheese, feta
  • 200 g couscous, wholemeal, dry
  • 40 g pine nuts
  • 1 tbsp oil, olive
  • 4 cup lettuce, rocket, baby
  • 1 capsicum, red cut into this strips
  • 8 beetroot, baby, canned cubed
  • 1 tbsp Moroccan seasoning
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Combine the chicken tenderloins, lemon juice and 1 tbsp Moroccan seasoning and toss well to coat the chicken. Allow to sit for 15-20 minutes.
  • Heat a non-stick grill pan or bbq and cook the chicken, for 2-3 minutes each side. Remove from the heat and cover with foil and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Place the couscous in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Add the olive oil and stir to combine. Allow to rest until all the water is absorbed. Fluff the couscous with a fork. Mix through the beetroot, capsicum and rocket.
  • Serve each plate with a quarter of the couscous mixture, chicken and a sprinkle of feta. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Whole foods: 77%
1 serve of this recipe provides: 
  • 1 serve protein 
  • 1 serve carbohydrate 
  • 1 serve fat
  • 2½ serve vegetables

Nutrition

Calories: 517kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 429mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 15g