Chicken Over Tabbouleh
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Chicken Over Tabbouleh

Chicken Over Tabbouleh

with Tomato, Cucumber, and Feta Cheese

Tabbouleh is a Middle Eastern salad that features bulgur wheat mixed with chopped herbs, lemon juice, and veggies—you could think of it as an edible garden in a bowl that’s as wholesome as it is tasty. In this recipe, all that freshness provides a nice contrast to the savory flavor of chicken coated in dukkah—a blend of seeds, nuts, and spices that gives the meat a finishing layer of texture and aromatics.

Tree Nuts

Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time20 minutes
Prep Time


serving amount

½ cup

Bulgur Wheat

(Contains Wheat)

2 unit

Persian Cucumber

1 unit

Roma Tomato

2 unit


¼ ounce


1 unit


1 tablespoon


(Contains Tree Nuts)

10 ounce

Chicken Breast Strips

½ cup

Feta Cheese

(Contains Milk)

Not included in your delivery

14 teaspoon

Olive Oil




Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3054 kJ
Calories730 kcal
Fat48 g
Saturated Fat11 g
Carbohydrate48 g
Sugar8 g
Dietary Fiber12 g
Protein40 g
Cholesterol135 mg
Sodium450 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Small pot
Large Bowl
Large Pan
Paper Towel


Cook Bulgur

Add bulgur and 2 cups water to a small pot and place over high heat. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to low. Let simmer gently until water is absorbed, about 12 minutes. Keep covered off heat until step 5.

Prep Veggies

Wash and dry all produce. While bulgur cooks, trim ends of cucumbers, then quarter lengthwise before cutting crosswise into small triangles. Cut tomato into small cubes. Trim, then thinly slice scallions, separating greens and whites. Finely chop parsley.

Make Lemon Dressing

Zest lemon, then cut into quarters. Squeeze enough juice into a large bowl to give you ¼ cup. Using a whisk or fork, whisk in zest, ¼ cup olive oil, and 1 tsp dukkah (save the rest for the next step) until well combined. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

Cook Chicken

Pat chicken dry with a paper towel, then place on a plate and sprinkle with remaining dukkah, a pinch of pepper, and a few large pinches of salt. Toss to coat chicken evenly. Heat a large drizzle of olive oil in a large, preferably nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook, tossing occasionally, until browned on surface and cooked through, about 5 minutes.

Toss Tabbouleh

Fluff bulgur in pot with a fork. Season with a few pinches of salt and pepper. Add to bowl with lemon dressing, along with cucumbers, tomato, scallion whites, and parsley. Toss to combine. Gently stir in half the feta cheese (save rest for garnish). Season with plenty of salt and pepper.

Finish and Serve

Divide tabbouleh between bowls, then arrange chicken on top. Garnish with scallion greens and remaining feta cheese. Serve with any remaining lemon on the side.