Spiced British turkey with a warm couscous salad

Spiced British turkey with a warm couscous salad: 1. Blend together the spices, lemon rind and mint then stir into the yoghurt with the lemon juice.


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Method

1. Blend together the spices, lemon rind and mint then stir into the yoghurt with the lemon juice. Place the turkey meat in a shallow dish, pour over the marinade, cover and leave to marinate for at least 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Place the couscous with the saffron strands in a large bowl and cover with boiling water. Stir, then cover and leave for 5 minutes. Place in the top of the steamer which is lined with muslin or clean cloth, add the spring onions and cranberries or raisins.

3. Steam, stirring with a fork for 10 minutes or until the grains are separated and fluffy. Place in a warm serving bowl.

4. Stir the halved cherry tomatoes into the turkey, then spoon on top of the warm couscous and serve garnished with lime wedges and mint sprigs.

Ingredients

  • 1 A tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 A tsp. ground coriander
  • 1-2 tsp. chilli powder
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon rind
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped mint
  • 300ml / A pint low fat natural yoghurt
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • 300g / 10oz cooked diced turkey meat
  • 225g / 8oz couscous
  • few saffron strands
  • 6 spring onions, trimmed and chopped
  • 50g / 2oz dried cranberries or raisins
  • 100g / 4oz cherry tomatoes, halved
  • lime wedges and mint sprigs to garnish
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Nutritional values per portion

Energy 343Kcals
Protein 30.8g
Total Fat 5.1g
Saturated Fat 1.6g
Carbs 45.4g
Sugars 15.3g
Salt 0.3g
Fibre 0.5g

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