Cinnamon Chicken with Hazelnut Bulgur Wheat

Chicken pieces with a sweet cinnamon coating served with crunchy hazelnut and bulgur wheat salad and a spicy sauce.

5 mins Prep Time 40 mins Cook Time
5 mins Prep Time
40 mins Cook Time
  • Meanwhile, for the bulgur wheat lightly toast the hazelnuts in a dry pan over a high heat for 1-2 minutes, then remove and set aside. Add the remaining ingredients to a pan, bring to a light simmer, then cover and cook for 10 minutes, until the bulgur wheat is tender. Fluff with a fork and stir in the hazelnuts.

  • For the sauce, toast the Cumin Seeds in a pan for 30 seconds, then add the tomatoes, honey, Garlic, Cinnamon and Crushed Chillies. Season and bring to a simmer, then cook through for 2-3 minutes, stirring.

  • To serve, divide the bulgur wheat between 4 plates, top with the chicken and spoon over the hot cinnamon and tomato sauce.

  • Pre-heat the oven to 200°C, 400°F, Gas Mark 6.

  • Combine all the ingredients for the chicken in a bowl and stir well so that the chicken is thoroughly coated, season well. Spoon the coated chicken onto a non-stick baking tray and cook for 35-40 minutes, turning once half-way until the chicken is cooked through and the coating has turned dark brown and begun to caramelise.