Spiced British Turkey with a Warm Couscous Salad

This Spiced British turkey with a warm couscous salad is great for a lunch box or a tasty midweek meal.

Serves: 1 people

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Prep Time: 40 mins

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Cooking Time: 10 mins

Nutritional values per portion
Energy: 343 Kcals
Protein: 30.8 g
Total Fat: 5.1 g
Saturated Fat: 1.6 g
Carbs: 45.4 g
Sugars: 15.3 g
Salt: 0.3 g
Fibre: 0.5 g

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Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 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

Instructions

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.

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.

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

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.

Nutritional values per portion
Energy: 343 Kcals
Protein: 30.8 g
Total Fat: 5.1 g
Saturated Fat: 1.6 g
Carbs: 45.4 g
Sugars: 15.3 g
Salt: 0.3 g
Fibre: 0.5 g

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