Chermoula Chicken Mezze Platter

Chermoula chicken meze platter

  • serves 4
  • Easy

This quick and easy North American recipe is low in calories and packed with punchy flavours. This dish easily serves 4 and makes for a great midweek meal

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Ingredients

  • lemons 2, juiced
  • ground cumin 1 tsp
  • smoked paprika 1 tsp
  • coriander a small bunch
  • red chilli 1, chopped
  • garlic 2 cloves, chopped
  • olive oil
  • chicken breasts 2, cut into chunks
  • hummus 100g
  • natural yogurt 150g
  • red cabbage 1/4, shredded
  • red onion 1/4, chopped
  • tomatoes 3, diced
  • cucumber 1/2, diced
  • red whine vinegar
  • soft pittas 4

Method

  • Step 1

    Put the juice of 1 lemon, the cumin, paprika, coriander, chilli and garlic in a food processor and whizz, adding enough olive oil to make a marinade (about 3-4 tbsp).

  • Step 2

    Add the chicken, coat with the marinade and leave for 20-30 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Mix the hummus, yogurt and the juice of ½ lemon, and season.

  • Step 4

    Toss the cabbage with a good pinch of salt and the juice of the remaining ½ lemon.

  • Step 5

    Mix the onion, tomatoes and cucumber with a pinch of salt, a dash of vinegar and olive oil.

  • Step 6

    Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200/gas 7.

  • Step 7

    Skewer the chicken, then put on a baking tray and cook for 10 minutes, turning halfway until golden and cooked through.

  • Step 8

    To serve, put all the elements on a big platter and let people build their own pittas.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 503
  • Fat 19g
  • Saturates 2.3g
  • Carbs 49g
  • Sugars 9g
  • Fibre 5.7g
  • Protein 31.1g
  • Salt 1.4g
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