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Lemon Chicken with Couscous



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Lemon Chicken with Couscous

  • 4 chicken breasts, on the bone
  • 40 g extra virgin olive oil
  • 9 garlic cloves
  • 120 g dry white wine
  • 1 lemon, juice only
  • 1.5 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt


  • 1 onion
  • 200 g couscous
  • 300 g water
  • 1/2 Chicken Stock Cube
  • 1 knob of butter
  • 20 g pine nuts
  • chopped parsley, to taste
  • 6
    Preparation 15min
  • 7
  • 8
    Appliance TM 31 image
    Recipe is created for
    TM 31

Recipe's preparation

  1. Preheat the oven at 200C. Peel the garlic cloves in the TM bowl 30 sec/speed 3.5 on REVERSE blades. Remove the skins and garlic.
  2. Turn dial to the speed 8 and drop the garlic on the running blades to chop finely.
  3. Scrape the sides and add the olive oil. Cook 3 min/100C/speed 1.
  4. Add the white wine, lemon juice, oregano and thyme and 1/2 tsp sea salt. Stir with spatula and pour into a roasting dish.
  5. Place the chicken breasts skin side up over the sauce. Brush with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  6. Cut the lemon into 8 wedges and place between the chicken breasts. Bake for 30 to 40 min.
  7. Couscous
  8. chop the onion 2 sec/speed 5. Scrape down the sides with the spatula.
  9. Add the butter and cook for 5 min/100C/speed 2 until soft.
  10. Add the water and stock and cook for 2 min/Varoma/speed 1.
  11. Add the couscous and close the lid and leave to soak.
  12. dry roast the pine nuts in a fry pan for a few minutes, watching over and stirring to avoid burning. Set aside.
  13. When the chicken is cooked, take out of the oven and cover with foil.
  14. Pour the couscous into a serving dish. Add the chopped parsley and pine nuts to the couscous and fluff using a fork.
  15. Serve with the lemon juice/olive oil baking sauce poured on top.

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