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Chermoula Chicken on a bed of Couscous with Chilli Jam

Give this amazing Chermoula Chicken recipe a go!


  • 4 x chicken breasts or 1kg tenderloins

  • 3½ bunches of coriander

  • 1½ bunch mint

  • 1½ bunch parsley

  • 1½ Spanish onions

  • 4 x cloves of garlic

  • 1-2 x lemons

  • 2 x tbsp. ground coriander

  • 2 x tbsp. cumin

  • 2 x tbsp. turmeric

  • ¼ x cup vegetable oil

  • 1 x handful pine nuts

  • 1 x large tub Greek style yoghurt

  • 1 x jar of your favourite chilli jam

  • Salt and pepper


  • Chermoula Paste:

  • 1.

    Place 3 x bunches of fresh coriander, 1 x  bunch of mint, 1 x bunch of parsley, 1 x Spanish onion, garlic, lemon juice, ground coriander, cumin and turmeric in a food processor and whiz  until finely chopped

  • 2.

    Add vegetable oil as you go until mixture becomes a paste

  • 3.

    Season with salt and pepper

  • 4.

    Marinate the chicken in the chermoula paste for 2 hours

  • Couscous:

  • 1.

    Mix couscous with water and heat until all water is absorbed

  • 2.

    Let stand for 5 mins then add ½ very finely cut Spanish onion, ½ bunch coriander, ½ bunch mint, ½ bunch parsley and a handful of pine nuts

  • 3.

    Stir thoroughly

  • Meal:

  • 1.

    Cook chicken on a bbq

  • 2.

    Serve chicken on a bed of couscous

  • 3.

    Add a large dollop of yoghurt on top and then finish off with a generous teaspoon of chilli jam

  • 4.

    Put the rest of the yoghurt and chilli jam into serving dishes and place on the table for your guests to ‘top up’ during the meal

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