Lemon & oregano chicken with garlic-tahini sauce


4 British chicken breast fillets
3 tbsp olive oil
Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
15g pack Cooks’ Ingredients Fresh Oregano, leaves picked and chopped
2 tsp Cooks’ Ingredients Wild Dried Oregano
200g Tenderstem broccoli
500g baby new potatoes, boiled, to serve

For the dressing
Juice of 1 lemon
100g Greek yogurt
3 tbsp Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise
1 tbsp Cooks' Ingredients Tahini
1 small clove garlic, crushed
¼ tsp Cooks’ Ingredients Simple Sumac 


1. Place the chicken breast fillets in a large freezer bag and add 2 tablespoons of the oil, the lemon zest and juice, the garlic, half the fresh oregano and all the dried oregano and toss together well, ensuring the chicken is well coated. Seal the bag and set aside in the fridge to marinate for 1-2 hours, or overnight if possible.

2. Meanwhile, for the dressing, stir together the lemon juice, Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, tahini and garlic. Transfer to a small serving bowl and sprinkle over the sumac. Chill until ready to serve.

3. Heat a griddle or frying pan and cook the chicken for 15-20 minutes, turning occasionally, until golden and cooked through with no pink meat. Transfer to a board and cover to keep warm.

4. Toss the broccoli in the remaining tablespoon of the olive oil and place on the griddle pan. Cook for 4-5 minutes, covered loosely with foil, until tender and charred.

5. Slice the chicken and sprinkle with the remaining fresh oregano, then serve with the broccoli, garlic-tahini sauce and new potatoes.

Lemon & oregano chicken with garlic-tahini sauce
  • Preparation time: 15 minutes + marinating
  • Cooking time: 25 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes + marinating

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2,313kJ
Fat 30.2g
Saturated Fat 5.6g
Carbohydrate 25.1g
Sugars 4.6g
Protein 45.2g
Salt 0.5g
Fibre 2.9g

per serving

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This recipe was first published in Fri May 12 11:12:00 BST 2017.