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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 338.9
  • Total Fat: 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 78.9 mg
  • Sodium: 308.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 37.2 g

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Grilled Chicken W/ Vegetable Couscous


Grilled Chicken W/ Vegetable Couscous

Introduction

This is a quick, simple and versatile dish that can be served hot as a light main course or served chilled as a filling lunchtime salad. This is a great side dish to take to a potluck or picnic as it has no dairy and does not need to be kept cold! This is a quick, simple and versatile dish that can be served hot as a light main course or served chilled as a filling lunchtime salad. This is a great side dish to take to a potluck or picnic as it has no dairy and does not need to be kept cold!
Number of Servings: 5

Ingredients

    4 Chicken Boneless Skinless Breasts
    1/2 tsp. Grill Seasoning of your choice
    1 T olive oil
    1 large Onion, sliced
    3-4 medium Zucchini, sliced
    1 medium Carrot, diced
    1 large Red Bell Pepper, sliced
    1 cup Fat Free Chicken or Vegetable Broth
    1/4 tsp. Grill seasoning
    1 cup water
    1 cup dry Couscous
    Salt and Pepper to taste
    1/4-cup cilantro leaves

Directions

Season Chicken Breasts with grill seasoning and salt /pepper. Grill and set aside. After 10 minutes to rest slice chicken into 1-inch strips.


While chicken is grilling, heat Olive oil in sauté pan. Add onion and cook until translucent. Add zucchini, carrots and red bell pepper. Sauté 5-7 minutes or until fork tender. Add 1/4-tsp. grill seasoning and salt/pepper to taste. Mix and remove from heat.


Bring broth and water to boil. Place couscous in a large mixing bowl. Pour boiling water on top of couscous. Stir to mix only. Add vegetable mixture on top of couscous. Cover bowl with plastic warp and let stand for 10-15 minutes. Fluff mixture with a fork.

The grilled chicken can be mixed into couscous or served on top. Garnish with cilantro leaves. Can be served hot or chilled and served cold.



Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MISSJC69.






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  • Is Couscous smillar to Quiona - 1/19/09

    Reply from (1/19/09)
    Couscous is a coarsely ground semolina pasta while quinoa is a grain. Couscous cooks quickly while quinoa needs to be cooked more like rice. Hope you enjoy the recipe and thanks for commenting. Jackie!!!


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