Grilled Chicken with African Spice Paste and Couscous Salad

Grilled chicken is seasoned with a flavorful African-inspired spice paste of garlic, roasted ground cumin and coriander, cayenne pepper and orange peel. Serve with a cooling couscous and cucumber salad.

Serves: 8
20 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
20 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • For the Chicken, chop garlic on cutting board. Sprinkle with sea salt. Using flat side of chef’s knife, mash garlic and sea salt to make a paste. Scrape into small bowl. Add cumin, oil, orange peel, coriander and cayenne pepper; mix until well blended. Rub spice paste all over chicken. Cover. Refrigerate 30 minutes or longer for extra flavor

  • Meanwhile, for the Couscous Salad, bring water to boil in small saucepan. Add couscous. Cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork. Mix juices, oil, cumin and sea salt in medium bowl. Add couscous, cucumber, green onions and parsley; toss to coat well. Cover. Refrigerate until ready to serve

  • Grill chicken over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes per side or until chicken is cooked through. Serve chicken with Couscous Salad

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 223Calories: 223Cholesterol: 73mg
  • Sodium: 446mgProtein: 29g
  • Total Fat: 7gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 11g