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Spicy Harissa chicken with beetroot salad

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Spicy Harissa chicken with beetroot salad


For the chicken

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • In a small blender, beat the chili peppers, cumin, coriander, lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic and paprika until completely combined.
  • Add the bouillon cube and beat until the mixture comes together nicely.
  • Transfer sauce to a bowl and add the chicken fillets to marinate.
  • You can refrigerate for up to 12 hours.
  • Transfer chicken to a baking pan fitted with a wire rack and roast for 20-25 minutes.

For the salad

  • In a pot full of boiling water, add the beets.
  • Place a pan over heat and let it get hot.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil, the pink pepper and coriander.
  • Transfer beets from the pot to the pan and sauté along with the spices.
  • Add the salt, pepper and thyme.
  • Transfer beets to a serving platter and serve with walnuts, pieces of gorgonzola, finely chopped parsley and rocket leaves. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Remove chicken from oven and serve with the yogurt, rocket leaves, thyme and lemon wedges.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
39 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
69 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
55 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
6 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
17 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
136 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
27 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
45 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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