Roast chicken with cauliflower and tahini

Roast chicken with cauliflower and tahini

Ingredients (4 servings) 500g cauliflower, cut into small florets ¼ cup (60ml) olive oil 1 tablespoon each chopped flat-leaf parsley and mint, plus whole mint leaves to serve 1 teaspoon ground cumin ¼ cup (60ml) lemon juice 4 x ±170g chicken breast fillets 1 tablespoon tahini 1/3 cup (95g) Greek-style yoghurt 1 teaspoon paprika 2…

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