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Divine Five Flavours Chicken with Millet Tabbouleh

Warming spices with orange zest and maple syrup are a delicious combination!

I used 5 warming spices to create a dish that combines protein and nutritious millet. I hope you like how the flavours work together!

Five Flavours Chicken with Millet Tabbouleh Recipe


Serves 4

Here are the ingredients for chicken:

  • 2 cups coconut cream

  • 2 tbsp lime juice

  • Zest from 1 orange

  • ½ tbsp cinnamon

  • ½ cumin

  • ½ tbsp smoked paprika

  • ½ tbsp garlic powder

  • ½ tbsp black pepper

  • ½ tbsp turmeric

  • ½ tbsp Colima sea salt

  • 2 tbsp maple syrup

  • 4 free-range chicken thighs

Ingredients for Millet Tabbouleh:

  • 2 cups cooked millet

  • 1/2 cup minced parsley

  • 1/4 cup minced mint

  • 1/4 cup minced dill

  • 1 tbsp Colima sea salt

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 3 tbsp of lemon juice

  • 3 tbsp nutrition yeast


Once you have gathered the ingredients above, here is how to combine them:

  1. Marinate chicken thighs: in the bowl combine coconut cream, lime juice, orange zest, maple syrup and the spices from the ingredients list above. Add chicken, and marinate for at least 1 hr or overnight.

  2. Preheat the oven to 380 C.Put chicken on baking sheet. Bake the chicken around 1hr.

  3. Millet Tabbouleh: The best way to cook millet is to first rinse it thoroughly under running water.

  4. Prepare 1 cup millet – 2 and ½ cup of water or bone broth. Bring water or broth to a boil and add millet. Turn the heat to low, cover with a lid, and cook for 25 minutes.

  5. After when millet cools down, combine all ingredients (parsley, mint, dill, sea salt, olive oil, lemon juice, nutrition yeast) in a bowl, and stir well.

  6. Let the flavours melt for 30 minutes.



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