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Oh my goodness! this dish is amazing. My children loved it and it was even better the next day as leftovers!

Moroccan Chicken & Lentils with Dirty Couscous


  • Author: Carey Wood
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 20 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x
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Ingredients

  • 2 x chicken breasts or 4 x thigh fillets cut into quarters (approx 500g / 1/2lb)
  • 1 x sweet potato, peeled and diced.
  • 1 x onion diced
  • 1 teaspoon crushed ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1 tsp ground paprika
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup dried lentils
  • 1 cup uncooked wholewheat couscous

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180.C / 350’F
  2. Mix together: ginger, garlic, cumin, coriander, paprika, oil to make a paste. Mix paste and chicken until chicken is well coated.
  3. Place chicken, lentils, sweet potato, onion and stock in an oven dish. Cover with lid or foil and cook for 1 hour.
  4. Remove from the oven and stir through uncooked couscous. Cover.
  5. Allow to stand for 10-15 minutes until couscous has absorbed all the sauce.
  6. Serve with a spoon of Greek Yogurt and shredded mint leaves (OPTIONAL).

  • Category: One Pot
  • Cuisine: Clean Eating
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