Chicken with lemon & courgette couscous

Chicken with lemon & courgette couscous

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Add a touch of zest to your midweek meal with this low-fat family supper

  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal275
fat7g
saturates1g
carbs29g
sugars4g
fibre1g
protein25g
low insalt0.37g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Tip the couscous into a large bowl and pour over the stock. Cover and leave for 10 mins until fluffy and all the stock has been absorbed. Heat 1 tbsp oil and fry the courgettes until softened and crisping at the edges. Tip into the couscous, then stir in with plenty of seasoning and a good squeeze of lemon juice from one of the halves.

  • STEP 2

    Halve the chicken breasts horizontally and put each piece on a sheet of cling film. Cover with another sheet and beat each piece out with a rolling pin to make it thinner. Season. Heat the remaining oil in a large pan and fry the chicken for about 2 mins on each side until cooked through. Squeeze over the juice from the other lemon half and serve with the couscous and lemon wedges on the side.

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