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Lemon Chilli Chicken with Couscous



4 portion(s)


  • 600 grams of chicken thigh, sliced in to large pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 cm piece ginger
  • 20 grams olive oil
  • 1 level teaspoon of ground corriander
  • 2 level teaspoons of ground cumin
  • 1/2 level teaspoon of ground tumeric
  • 1/4 level teaspoon ground hot chilli powder
  • 1/4 cup of lemon juice
  • 1/4 Cup of water
  • 185 grams of white wine (3/4 of a cup)
  • 1 heaped tablespoon of brown sugar
  • 2 level tablespoons of cornflour, mixed with water to a thin paste
  • 2 handfulls of corriander, chopped roughly
  • 1 packet of couscous
  • 6
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Add garlic, ginger, to bowl, chop 5 seconds, speed 5, scrape down bowl and repeat

    Add oil and spices cook for 2 minutes 100 degrees, speed 2

    Add lemon juice, water and wine  and brown sugar, chicken pieces  cook 12 minutes, 100 degrees, reverse, spoon, MC off basket on top

    Add cornflour, soflty stir through with spatula, and cook 2 minutes, 100 degrees, reverse, soft

    Add corriander and stir through

    Make couscous as per directions on packet



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  • This will definetly be made often I totally agree...

    Submitted by weddindi on 2. May 2017 - 21:04.

    This will definetly be made often. I totally agree with KiwiSteve, & I'll be taking it to work tomorrow

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  • Made this on the weekend ....

    Submitted by jacqui248 on 17. October 2016 - 07:37.

    Made this on the weekend .... would not do again.... not really my taste, recipe was easy and quick but it made very little

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  • When I first tasted it, I

    Submitted by KiwiSteve on 5. August 2016 - 21:09.

    When I first tasted it, I thought "Too much lemon" but it wasn't, it just got better as I ate. I had it for lunch the next day and thoroughly enjoyed again.

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