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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Chicken tabouli salad recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern Cuisine and learn how to make Chicken tabouli salad.
This traditional tabouli salad contains chicken to elevate it from side dish status to star performer.
1/2 cup burghul (cracked wheat)
1 cup boiling water
1 barbecued chicken, skin and bones discarded, meat shredded
100g roasted red capsicum, thinly sliced
1 small red onion, halved, thinly sliced
400g can chickpeas, drained, rinsed
3 cups flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped
1 cup mint leaves, roughly chopped
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 lemons, juiced
Place burghul in a heatproof bowl and pour over boiling water. Stir to combine. Stand, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Drain well, pressing to remove as much liquid as possible. Transfer burghul to a large bowl.
Add chicken, capsicum, onion, chickpeas, parsley, mint, oil and 1/3 cup lemon juice to burghul. Season with salt and pepper. Toss to combine. Spoon salad into bowls and serve.
Super Food Ideas – March 2007 , Page 73
Recipe by Jenny Fanshaw
Photography by Mark O’Meara