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Middle Eastern Chicken With Pumpkin and Couscous

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“This is a simple and very delicious recipe, easy to make and so yummy. We got this recipe from the McCormick foods sample pack of Middle Eastern Spices (Harissa).”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 400 g chicken fillets
  • 300 g pumpkin or 300 g butternut squash, peeled and diced
  • 10 g harissa (McCormick's Middle Eastern Spices)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 cup chopped coriander
  • 1 lemon, juice of
  • 1 lemon, zest of
  • 100 g goat milk feta
  • 2 cups cooked couscous


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees celcius.
  2. Combine chicken, pumpkin, spice and oil and place on a baking tray.
  3. Bake for around 20-25 minutes.
  4. Cool slightly and slice the chicken into strips.
  5. In a large serving bowl combine the coriander, lemon juice and rind, feta cheese, and couscous; mix well.
  6. Finally fold through the pumpkin and the chicken pieces.
  7. Serve garnished with lemon slices and coriander.

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