Smart Shawarma-Spiced Chicken Patties
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Smart Shawarma-Spiced Chicken Patties

Smart Shawarma-Spiced Chicken Patties

with Spinach Salad and Couscous

Chicken patties, packed with flavour-makers like shallots and Shawarma Spice Blend, are pan-fried to juicy perfection in this recipe. Aromatic couscous and zingy garlic sauce ensure you don't sacrifice taste for calorie- and carb-consciousness.

Carb Smart (50 g carbohydrates or less) is based on a per serving calculation of the recipe's carbohydrate amount.

Calorie Smart (650kcal or less) is based on a per serving calculation of the recipe's kilocalorie amount.

Calorie Smart
Carb Smart
Low CO2

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

Preparation Time25 minutes
Cooking Time12 minutes


serving amount

250 g

Ground Chicken

½ cup


(Contains Wheat)

1 unit(s)

Mini Cucumber

1 unit(s)


56 g

Baby Spinach

7 g


1 unit(s)

Garlic, cloves

14 g

Almonds, sliced

(Contains Almonds)

2 tbsp


(Contains Egg, Mustard May contain Wheat, Crustaceans, Fish, Mustard, Sesame, Soy, Milk, Sulphites, Egg)

1 tbsp

Red Wine Vinegar

(May contain Soy, Sulphites, Wheat, Egg, Fish, Mustard, Sesame)

1 tbsp

Shawarma Spice Blend

(Contains Sulphites May contain Soy, Tree nuts, Wheat, Milk, Mustard, Peanuts, Sesame)

2 tbsp

Chicken Stock Powder

(Contains Soy May contain Sesame, Sulphites, Wheat, Egg, Fish, Milk, Mustard)

Not included in your delivery

1.5 tbsp


½ tsp


¼ tsp


¼ tsp



Nutrition Values

Calories610 kcal
Fat32 g
Saturated Fat6 g
Carbohydrate50 g
Sugar7 g
Dietary Fiber5 g
Protein32 g
Cholesterol115 mg
Sodium1530 mg
Trans Fat0.2 g
Potassium1150 mg
Calcium100 mg
Iron4 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Large Bowl
Medium Non-Stick Pan
Measuring Spoons
Medium Pot
Measuring Cups
Medium Bowl
Small Bowl


  • Thinly slice cucumber.
  • Peel, then cut shallot into 1/4-inch pieces.
  • Roughly chop spinach.
  • Finely chop parsley.
  • Peel, then mince or grate garlic.
Marinate cucumber and toast almonds
  • Add vinegar, 1/2 tsp (1 tsp) sugar and 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) oil to a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Stir to mix.
  • Add cucumbers, then toss to coat.
  • Heat a medium non-stick pan (large pan for 4 ppl) over medium-high heat.
  • When hot, add half the almonds to the dry pan (use all for 4 ppl). Toast, stirring often, until golden, 3-4 min. (TIP: Keep your eye on almonds so they don't burn!)
  • Transfer to a plate.
Cook couscous
  • Heat a medium pot over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) oil, then half the shallots. Cook, stirring often until shallots are golden-brown and beginning to soften, 1-2 min.
  • Add half the chicken stock powder, 1 tsp (2 tsp) Shawarma Spice Blend and 2/3 cup (1 1/3 cups) water. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Once boiling, remove from heat, then add couscous. Stir to combine.
  • Cover and let stand, 5 min.
Cook patties
  • Meanwhile, add chicken, half the parsley, half the garlic, remaining chicken stock powder, remaining shallots and remaining Shawarma Spice Blend to a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then combine. (TIP: We suggest using gloves as the mixture will be a little wet!)
  • Form mixture into four 2-inch wide patties (8 patties for 4 ppl).
  • Reheat the same pan (from step 2) over medium.
  • When hot, add 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) oil, then patties. Cover and cook, flipping halfway, until golden-brown and cooked through, 6-8 min.**
Make garlic sauce
  • Add mayo, remaining garlic, remaining parsley and 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) marinating liquid to a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then stir to combine.
Finish and serve
  • Fluff couscous with a fork. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add spinach to the bowl with cucumbers, then toss to coat.
  • Divide couscous, salad and patties between bowls.
  • Spoon garlic sauce over top.
  • Sprinkle almonds over top.