Prep time: 5 minutes

Crusted herb chicken breastCooking time: 25 minutes

Serves: 6 people


  • 6 chicken breast skin off
  • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • Dried chilli flakes (to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped marjoram
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped oregano
  • Olive oil
  • Finely sliced fresh chilli (to taste)



  1. Preheat fan forced oven to 180.
  2. Use a mortar and pestle to finely crush the coriander & cumin seeds, discarding excess shells.
  3. Add sea salt & dried chilli flakes and crush further.
  4. Mix crushed herbs and fresh herbs together, sprinkle on plate.
  5. Coat chicken breast fillets lightly in olive oil and roll in herb mix until fully coated.
  6. Place on a baking tray and bake for 25 minutes.
  7. Serve on a bed of wholemeal couscous tossed with salad greens and fresh chilli to taste.


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