Chicken, Couscous with Asparagus, Baby Spinach and Lemon
A Healthy, Tasty Meal with Amazing Health Benefits
Healthy Protein Sources of chicken and couscous together with nutritional benefits of Asparagus, Baby Spinach and Lemon. It is easy to prepare, inexpensive and the whole family will love it. Maintain Healthy Muscle tissue, Detoxification, Immune Function, Decrease inflammation, Healthy Heart, Circulation – assisting with the prevention of cancer.
Chicken & Couscous with Asparagus, Baby Spinach & Lemon
Serves: 2 – 4 People
What you need:
1 – 2 cups Couscous
1 teaspoon of infused garlic olive oil
1 teaspoon of cumin
1 teaspoon Turmeric
2 – 4 Chicken Breasts
1 teaspoon ground pepper
Juice of 1 lemon
1 – 2 bunches of Asparagus
1 cup of Baby Spinach
1 cup of Chopped Red Capsicum
1/2 cup of Pine nuts
What to do:
1 –2 cups of Couscous in a saucepan with a teaspoon of garlic infused olive oil & a teaspoon of Cumin. Cover with boiling water and cooked for 10 mins. Leave stand until you have finished cooking chicken with lid on. When you are ready to serve then stir through baby spinach, capsicum & pine nuts;
2—4 Chicken breast sprinkle with ground pepper, add a tablespoon of olive oil to a heated pan, then add chicken breast.
Sear Chicken breasts on both sides until golden then add the juice of one lemon, place lid on pan and cook for a further 20 – 30 minutes on a low heat.
Lightly steam 1 – 2 bunches of asparagus or you can baked it in the oven for 10 mins whilst cooking the chicken
If you have too much couscous you can store this and add chicken, baby spinach, capsicum for lunch next day
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