RECIPE

Moroccan Seasoned Chicken with Roasted Vegetable Couscous

Moroccan Seasoned Chicken with Roasted Vegetable Couscous
TIME
40 minutes
INGREDIENTS
10 items
MAKES
6 servings
A simple, flavoursome, and delicious Moroccan chicken dish. The prep time is minimal, but the result is moreish and easily scaled up for functions.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 tbsp. MasterFoods™ Moroccan Seasoning, divided in half
  • 2 tbsp. Tomato Paste
  • 8 Chicken Thighs
  • 2 cups Couscous
  • 2 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp. MasterFoods™ Oregano Leaves
  • 2 lemons, juice and zest of one, the other cut into wedges
  • 1 small jar of Roasted Capsicum, drained
  • 1 400 g tin Chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh Coriander, plus extra to garnish
PRODUCTS USED

MasterFoods Moroccan Seasoning 755g

MasterFoods Oregano Leaves 120g

Cooking Instructions:

  1. 1
    Preheat an oven to 220°C.
  2. 2
    Combine half the Moroccan Seasoning and tomato paste in a bowl. Coat the chicken and leave to marinate for 1 hour.
  3. 3
    Place chicken in an oven proof dish and sprinkle with remaining Moroccan seasoning. Cook at 220°C for 5 minutes, then turn the oven down to 180°C and cook for a further 25 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through, basting frequently. Rest for 20 minutes.
  4. 4
    While the chicken is resting, prepare the couscous as per manufacturer’s instructions. Combine the couscous and all other ingredients in a bowl, mix to combine, and set aside until needed.
  5. 5
    To serve, spoon couscous on serving plate and place the chicken on top. Garnish with extra coriander and serve with lemon wedges.

Tips:

  1. 1
    For a healthier option replace chicken thigh with chicken breast, or lean lamb.
  2. 2
    Perfect also with eggplant, zucchini, and pumpkin instead of chicken.

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