Chicken with harissa & tomatoes

Chicken with harissa & tomatoes

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(57 ratings)

Prep: 2 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Quick and easy midweek chicken supper recipe, with just a little hint of spice

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal184
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre1g
  • protein34g
  • salt0.41g
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Ingredients

  • 4 skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp harissa (Belazu's rose harissa is really full-flavoured)
    Harissa

    Harissa

    ha-riss-ah

    This hot, aromatic paste made from chilli and assorted other spices and herbs is spicy and…

  • 1 tsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 tsp dried oregano
    Oregano

    Oregano

    or-ee-gar-no

    Closely related to marjoram, of which it is the wild equivalent, oregano has a coarser, more…

  • 250g pack cherry tomatoes
  • handful olives (we used kalamata)
    Bowl of olives

    Olive

    ol-liv

    Widely grown all over the Mediterranean, where they've been cultivated since biblical times…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Put the chicken into a medium roasting tray, then rub with the harissa, oil and oregano.

  2. Cover with foil and roast for 5 mins, then remove the foil and add the cherry tomatoes and olives to the tray. Roast for 10 mins more until the tomato skins start to split and the chicken is cooked through. Serve with boiled new potatoes

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juliemcgarvey
2nd Dec, 2012
5.05
Simple yet beautiful! Added some garlic and onion. Will definitely be making this again!
marieb1
4th Oct, 2012
5.05
Really simple and tasty, the chicken was perfectly moist. I used more harissa than the recipe suggested.
novocaine
26th Jun, 2012
3.05
For some reason rating is wrong, meant to give it 5*.
novocaine
26th Jun, 2012
3.05
Made this a couple of times now, using lemon Harissa pasta and adding extra veg to the tray (peppers, courgettes etc). Real favourite and a delicious, quick supper. Served with roasted sweet potato.
lou_lou_82
19th Jun, 2012
5.05
Absolutely delicious! I cubed the chicken, and used a pack of olives with feta. Took much longer than the 15mins, I ended up cooking for 45mins, but despite this, the chicken was lovely and moist still. The feta had all but disappeared so next time will add 40 mins in. Will definitely be cooking this again, maybe adding mushrooms and red peppers to bulk it out (less carbs than potatoes!). Would also be fab with brown rice.
dorsetbluebell
8th Jun, 2012
5.05
Went down very well with my husband and in-laws.
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dutchirish
26th May, 2012
I made this last night, and I have to say it was just fantastic. Beautifully moist chicken breast, punchy flavours and perfect for a hot summer evening. Served it with the bruised potatoes and olive oil that comes with the suggestion. Perfect, easy and very tasty! Give it a go!!! Can't wait to do it again! X
mian8910
2nd Nov, 2011
5.05
Really, really nice!The harissa goes very well with the chicken!! I normally have a couscous and sweetcorn salad on the side from a different recipe and the whole thing is just delicious!!!!
vespatian
19th Jul, 2011
5.05
Couldn't be easier to make and perfect for a week night after work. The cherry tomato and olive mix works really well but I have made this several times now and used whatever vegetables I had. Delicious and highly recommended.
tartymuffin
11th Jun, 2011
3.05
It was ok - pleasant, but not something I will be making again. I marinated the chicken in the harissa for a couple of hours, and served with roasted sweet potatoes, courgettes and peppers. It was alright, but it wasn't particularly enjoyable.

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