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Roasted Shawarma Chicken and  Freekeh

Roasted Shawarma Chicken and Freekeh

with Tomato Herb Salad and Lemon-Garlic Sauce

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Fresh fruity flavours meet tender spiced chicken in this dish. Our shawarma spice blend makes a fresh, fun take on one of our favourite take-out meals.

Allergens:Wheat/BléEgg/OeufMustard/Moutarde

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time35 minutes
Cooking difficultyMedium
Ingredients
serving amount
2
4
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount
2
4

2 unit

Chicken Breasts

170 g

Sweet Potato

½ cup

Freekeh

(ContainsWheat/Blé)

1 unit

Chicken Broth Concentrate

113 g

Baby Tomatoes

1 tbsp

Shawarma Spice Blend

1 unit

Lemon

2 tbsp

Mayonnaise

(ContainsEgg/Oeuf, Mustard/Moutarde)

3 g

Garlic

7 g

Parsley

Not included in your delivery

¼ tsp

Sugar*

¼ tsp

Salt and Pepper*

2 tbsp

Oil*

Nutrition Values
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per serving
per 100g
Energy (kJ)2971 kJ
Calories710 kcal
Fat31 g
Saturated Fat4.5 g
Carbohydrate63 g
Sugar6 g
Dietary Fiber14 g
Protein48 g
Cholesterol135 mg
Sodium770 mg
Utensils
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Medium Pot
Measuring Cups
Baking Sheet
Measuring Spoons
Large Non-Stick Pan
Paper Towel
Whisk
Zester
Small Bowl
Strainer
Medium Bowl
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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1

Before starting, preheat the oven to 425°F. Wash and dry all produce.

Garlic Guide for Step 4 (dbl for 4 ppl): 1/4 tsp mild, 1/2 tsp medium and 1 tsp extra!

Combine freekeh, broth concentrate and 1 1/4 cups water (dbl for 4 ppl) in a medium pot. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to low. Simmer, still covered, until freekeh is tender, 25-28 min.

2

While the freekeh cooks, cut sweet potato into 1/2-inch pieces, then add to a baking sheet. Drizzle with 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then season with half the Shawarma Spice Blend, salt and pepper. Toss to coat. Roast in the middle of the oven, stirring halfway through, until tender, 22-24 min. (NOTE: You will be adding the chicken to the baking sheet halfway through cooking.))

3

While the veggies roast, pat at the chicken dry with paper towels, then season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle remaining Shawarma Spice Blend all over the chicken. Heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl), then the chicken. Sear, until chicken is golden-brown, 1-2 min per side. (NOTE: Cook in batches for 4 ppl.) Transfer to the baking sheet with the sweet potatoes. Roast in the middle of the oven, until the chicken is cooked through, 10-12 min.**

4

While the chicken and veggies roast, halve the tomatoes. Roughly chop the parsley. Zest, then juice half the lemon (whole lemon for 4 ppl). Cut any remaining lemon into wedges. Peel, then mince or grate the garlic. Whisk together the mayo, 1 tsp lemon juice (dbl for 4 ppl) and 1/4 tsp garlic in a small bowl. (NOTE: Reference Garlic Guide.) Season with salt and pepper.

5

Drain any excess water from the freekeh and return to the same pot. Stir the sweet potatoes, lemon zest and half the parsley to into the freekeh. Whisk together the remaining lemon juice, 1/4 tsp sugar and 1 tbsp oil (dbl both for 4 ppl) in a medium bowl. Add the tomatoes and remaining parsley. Season with salt and pepper. Stir to combine.

6

Thinly slice the chicken. Divide the freekeh between plates. Top with chicken and tomato-herb salad. Dollop with the lemon-garlic toum.