Cinnamon Chicken with Couscous
recipe for Cinnamon Chicken with Couscous has been reproduced
courtesy of Great
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the benefits of buying British chicken and how to identify
it as such by looking for the Red Tractor and Union
Jack on packs oc chicken or by asking their butcher.
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an informed choice about the chicken they buy.
Chicken is the UK's favourite meat - it accounts for
43% of all the meat we eat in this country. This should
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and easy to prepare but it is also higher in protein
and lower in fat than red meat, making it a nutritious,
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legend Sally Gunnell, who still holds the 400m hurdles
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an athlete, it was essential to eat lots of fresh, good
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staple ingredients. Not only is it lower in fat than
red meat, its also higher in protein which
gives you energy.
not competing anymore apart for fun but
Ive maintained these healthy eating habits throughout
my life and try to feed my husband and three young sons
a balanced, nourishing diet.
a parent, and the daughter of a poultry farmer, Sally
is passionate about knowing where her meat comes from,
and supports local producers wherever possible.
eat chicken at least three times a week, and only British
will do. I ask my butcher, or if I'm in the supermarket
I always look for the Red Tractor and Union Jack. That
way I know the chicken was produced to high standards
and can be traced back to the British farm it cam from."
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a Moroccan flavour to your dinner with this delicious,
low-fat recipe for cinnamon chicken and couscous.
Chicken with Couscous
British chicken breast fillets, skinless
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 tbsp plain flour
½ tsp ground cinnamon
200ml hot vegetable stock
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
150g sugar snap peas
2 tbsp finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
Cinnamon Chicken with Couscous
400ml boiling water over the couscous. Stir in the
sultanas and seasoning to taste, cover and stand for
the flour with the cinnamon and dust the chicken breasts
with the cinnamon mix and the freshly ground black
a large, non-stick frying pan and dry fry the chicken
for about 5 - 6 minutes each side, until thoroughly
cooked (the juices should run clear and there should
be no pink meat. Transfer to a plate and keep warm.
Return the pan to the heat, add the stock, vinegar,
the juice from 1 orange and 2 tsp finely grated orange
zest. Bring to the boil, then simmer gently for 5
- 6 minutes, or until it has reduced by about half.
Peel the remaining orange and cut into segments. Boil
the sugar snap peas in water for 2 minutes, then drain.
the chicken, sugar snaps and orange segments to the
Stir the couscous with a fork and add the parsley.
Serve the chicken on a bed of couscous.
with permission of Great