Friday, November 22, 2013

Griddled chicken with lemony barley couscous recipe

Photo: Griddled chicken with lemony barley
couscous recipe

 A quick, light and healthy chicken recipe.


4 chicken breasts
80g barley couscous
100ml hot vegetable stock
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp lemon juice and
1 tbsp toasted pine nuts
Chopped parsley to season
Green beans and lemon wedges, to serve


1. Using a rolling pin, bash the chicken breasts flat between sheets of cling film. Brush the chicken with olive oil and cook in a griddle pan for 3-4 minutes each side, until cooked through.
2. In a bowl, mix the couscous with the vegetable stock, cover and leave for 4 minutes. Stir in the olive oil and microwave on High for 3 minutes.
3. Stir in the lemon juice and toasted pine nuts, some chopped parsley and season.
4. Serve with blanched green beans and the chicken, sliced into 3, with lemon wedges to squeeze over.

Adopted from Delicious Magazine

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