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Honey & Harissa Chicken with Roasted Carrot and Jewelled Cauliflower Rice

  • Gluten Free
  • Paleo
  • High Protein
  • Meat
  • Chicken

Delicious honey & harissa chicken thighs with roasted carrot and jewelled cauliflower rice.

Nutrition Per Portion

  • Calories

    713

  • Carbs

    49.3g

  • Fat

    34g

  • Fibre

    10.2g

  • Protein

    53.6g

  • Sugar

    35.4g

  • 0.0 min

    Preheat the oven to 180C.

  • 0.5 min

    Peel and cut the carrot into batons.

  • 2.0 min

    Arrange the carrot on a baking tray, drizzle with a third of the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

  • 3.0 min

    Place the carrots in the oven to roast until tender.

  • 3.5 min

    Season the chicken thighs with salt and pepper.

  • 4.5 min

    Heat half of the remaining olive oil in a pan over high heat.

  • 6.0 min

    Add the chicken thighs, skin side down, and sear until the skin is crispy and golden-brown.

  • 8.0 min

    Turn the chicken thighs and sear the underside of the chicken.

  • 8.5 min

    Mix in a bowl the harissa paste, honey and apple cider vinegar.

  • 10.0 min

    Brush the harissa-honey mixtures over the chicken thighs and place in the oven with the carrots. (Use very small amounts of harissa-paste, or omit all together if you do not wish for your dish to be spicy. Substitute paprika if you have on hand).

  • 12.0 min

    Finely chop the cauliflower or use a blender to form a rice/couscous like consistency.

  • 14.0 min

    Wipe down the frying pan and heat the remaining olive oil over medium-high heat.

  • 15.5 min

    Add the cauliflower and sauté until lightly browned and softened.

  • 18.0 min

    Season the cauliflower couscous with salt and pepper to taste.

  • 19.0 min

    Chop the coriander.

  • 20.0 min

    When the cauliflower has cooked, stir through the coriander and pomegranate seeds.

  • 21.0 min

    Distribute the cauliflower couscous among serving plates.

  • 23.0 min

    Remove the carrots and chicken from the oven when the chicken is cooked through.

  • 24.0 min

    Distribute the carrots among serving plates.

  • 25.0 min

    Brush any remaining harissa-honey mixture over the chicken (if desired), and serve along side the couscous and carrot.

  • Ingredients

    Chicken Thighs (Skin On)

    Honey

    Harissa Paste

    Use according to taste

    Carrot

    cut into batons

    Olive Oil

    1.5 tablespoons per person

    Cauliflower

    grated

    Pomegranate Seeds

    Fresh Coriander

    chopped

    Apple Cider Vinegar

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