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Harissa Chicken

Harissa Chicken

with Pomegranate Tabbouleh

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The pomegranate, has been celebrated as a symbol of ambition and prosperity since Ancient Egyptian times. In fact, it seems that pretty much every ancient culture all over the world has drawn, praised and written about it throughout the ages. For tonight’s dinner you’ll be taking the bold step of cooking with it and we’re sure you’ll be making your own little piece of dinner time history.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Difficulty levelLevel 2
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

½ unit(s)


¾ cup(s)

Bulgur Wheat


4 unit(s)

Chicken Thighs

1 tbsp

Rose Harissa Paste


½ unit(s)

Red Onion

3 tbsp

Flat Leaf Parsley

2 unit(s)

Vine Tomatoes

1 pot(s)

Natural Yoghurt


1 unit(s)

Pomegranate Seeds

Nutritional information/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3204.944 kJ
Energy (kcal)766 kcal
Fat14.0 g
of which saturates5.0 g
Carbohydrate62 g
Protein90 g
Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites.
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Frying Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Bring 250ml of water to the boil and grate the zest of half your lemon. Pour the bulgur wheat into the boiling water and add the zest and ¼ tsp of salt. Place a lid on the pot and rest off the heat for 25 mins, or until the water has completely soaked into the wheat.

Chop up the chicken
Chop up the chicken

Chop the chicken into small, bite-sized pieces. Mix the chicken with the harissa.

Chop the tomatoes
Chop the tomatoes

Peel and finely chop half the onion and roughly chop the parsley. Cut the tomatoes in half and roughly chop into 11/2cm pieces.


Mix the yoghurt with 1 tbsp of lemon juice and a pinch of salt and pepper.

Fry the Chicken
Fry the Chicken

Heat a frying pan on medium high heat and add 1 tbsp of olive oil. Fry off the chicken for around 5 mins or until it is no longer pink in the middle.

Mix in the onion and tomato
Mix in the onion and tomato

Once ready add 1 tbsp of olive oil and 1 tbsp of lemon juice to the bulgur wheat. Mix in the onion, tomato and two-thirds of the parsley.


Serve the chicken mixed into the bulgur wheat salad and sprinkle the pomegranate seeds over the top with the remaining parsley. Drizzle with the yoghurt and fill your boots!