9Ingredients
1080Calories
80Minutes

Chicken is what’s for dinner. Now the question becomes how are you going to make it amazing. This Chicken with Lemon and Warm Bulgur Salad with Thyme is delicious and the aromatic spices are sensational. It takes 80 minutes to prepare this perfect dinner for four. This recipe combines aromatic herbs with sweet lemons and pumpkin to create a flavorful dinner that everyone will enjoy. This is a decadent dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 free-range chicken
  • 2 lemons (organic)
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • olive oil
  • 300 grams bulgur wheat
  • 20 grams pumpkin seeds (salted)
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • mint

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 210 Celsius.
  2. Put the chicken in a baking pan.
  3. Remove the skin just from the thighs (this will save 10 minutes of cooking time).
  4. Put 3/4 of the thyme and rosemary sprigs, and a lemon (pierced with a fork), inside the chicken .
  5. Sprinkle the chicken with 2 tablespoons of oil mixed with the juice of half a lemon.
  6. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and remaining thyme and rosemary.
  7. Bake for 1 hour 15, basting the chicken regularly.
  8. Cook bulgur wheat in boiling salted water for 10 minutes.
  9. Wash and cut the unpeeled cucumber into small pieces.
  10. Chop the mint.
  11. In a bowl pour the drained bulgur, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil, lemon zest, and the juice of half a lemon.
  12. Add the pumpkin seeds and the cucumber.
  13. Salt. Stir. When bulgur is warm, add the chopped mint and serve with the chicken.
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NutritionView more

1080Calories
Sodium10%DV250mg
Fat97%DV63g
Protein135%DV69g
Carbs22%DV66g
Fiber68%DV17g

PER SERVING *

Calories1080Calories from Fat570
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat63g97%
Saturated Fat18g90%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol250mg83%
Sodium250mg10%
Potassium1180mg34%
Protein69g135%
Calories from Fat570
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate66g22%
Dietary Fiber17g68%
Sugars3g6%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Alicia W. 12 Jul 2015
Not only is this dish visually appealing, but also it hits the spot at dinnertime. I love the combination of lemon and thyme with the chicken.