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Harissa lamb with orange and chickpea couscous

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Cooking time

Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 10 minutes

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 2

superhealthy, high in iron

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Ingredients

  • 120ml hot vegetable stock
  • 75g couscous
  • zest 1 orange
  • 2 x 100g lean lamb leg steaks
  • 2tsp harissa paste
  • 1tsp vegetable oil
  • 200g drained chickpeas from a can
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 1tsp ground coriander
  • 1tbsp chopped mint

Method

  1. Pour the hot stock over the couscous in a large bowl. Stir in the orange zest then set aside for 10mins to swell the couscous.

  2. Meanwhile heat a griddle pan or the grill. Run lamb steaks with the harissa then brush lightly with the oil. Cook for 3-4 mins per side.

  3. Fluff up the couscous, then stir in the chickpeas, spring onions, coriander and mint. Seaon if you like. Cover the cooked lamb with foil and allow to rest for 2-3 mins. Serve the couscous topped with the lamb.

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Comments (1)

Jared Smith's picture

I think this sounds really nice. Perhaps it would taste better if you added some olive oil and lemon juice to the couscous at the end to give it some moisture.

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