Lemon Saffron Chicken & Couscous

 
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An elegant twist on the classic lemon chicken bake. This recipe needs just a few ingredients & a little time, but is show stopping.


Serves 2-3

Ingredients

For the chicken:
-
1 jar of Lemon Saffron Marmalade
- 4-5 garlic cloves, crushed
- 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
- 2 tsp turmeric *
- 1 tsp cumin, crushed
- Salt & pepper to taste (start at 1tsp each)
- 2lbs organic chicken thighs & drums

To serve:
- 1/4 lb feta cheese
- 3tbs chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
- 3tbs chopped fresh basil
- Israeli couscous **

Directions

- Whisk together all ingredients (except chicken) in a bowl
- Add chicken to marinade (above mixture), coat throughly. Cover & refrigerate for 2 -6 hours
- Preheat oven to 375F, line a baking sheet with parchment.
- Remove chicken from marinade. Basting on extra marinade as desired.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes until cooked through.
- Serve with Israeli / pearl couscous, top with feta & herbs

* We used Diaspora turmeric. Please check them out!
** Couscous recipe: here

 
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