Hello again, I hope you are all enjoying my recipes and I have got a fabulous new one for you today which can be served for lunch or dinner.
Every day we are faced with that wonderful task of preparing healthy, nutritious and tasty meals for ourselves and our family. If I had a dollar for every time I have heard someone ask, what are we having for lunch, or what are we having for dinner, then I would be a millionaire may times over. How do we do it and fulfill all those three requirements. It is not as hard as you might think. With a little planning, you can achieve this each day. Trust me, you will know I was right when your family, partner, and body will thank you for it. Let us face the obvious, we all function better physically and mentally when there is balance in our lives. Your body wants and needs fresh food to not only survive, but to thrive. Please listen to your body, because when you do, you will quickly become aware of the fact that fresh is best.
Grilled chicken ingredients are 4 chicken breast fillets, 2 crushed garlic cloves, 1 tablespoon grated orange rind, 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice, 1 tablespoon soy sauce.
To prepare the chicken place chicken fillets, garlic, rind, juice and sauce in a bowl and cover. Refrigerate for about 1 hour. Cook chicken on a heated and lightly oiled grill pan for about 6 minutes on each side or until chicken is cooked through and golden brown. Remember not all fillets are the same thickness so adjust cooking time accordingly. I usually cover with a little foil when cooked whilst I prepare the couscous and broccoli.
Couscous ingredients are 1 cup chicken stock, 1 cup couscous, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 teaspoon grated orange rind, one quarter cup freshly squeezed orange juice, 1 orange cut into bite sized pieces, one quarter cup chopped fresh chives. Salt and pepper to taste and optional is about one quarter cup unsalted peanuts.
To prepare couscous, bring the chicken stock to the boil, remove from heat and add the couscous. Stir through then cover and let it sit for about 5 minutes. Using a fork, fluff the couscous and add the rest of the ingredients and stir to combine.
Prepare the 500 grams broccoli by first washing, then cutting broccoli into small pieces, and then steam until just cooked.
Now you can plate up the succulent chicken with the delicious couscous and the gorgeous broccoli.
We hope you enjoy this recipe but remember you can still over indulge with healthy food. So ask yourself how much should your portion be. Are you eating to live or living to eat. When you start eating do not set out to eat until you are full. Instead eat as much as your body needs. Eat slowly and savor the flavour. Eat sitting down with family or friends and turn that television off. There is nothing like good company or listening to some great music.
Cheers to a happy and healthy you.