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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 156.4
  • Total Fat: 2.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.4 mg
  • Sodium: 10.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 4.9 g

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Chicken Couscous : 6 Servings

Submitted by: KARENSUEBURTON

Introduction

I serve this with a large lettuce salad and pita triangles. Sometimes I make spread for the pita - hummus or avocado/garlic and some roasted kale. I serve this with a large lettuce salad and pita triangles. Sometimes I make spread for the pita - hummus or avocado/garlic and some roasted kale.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 1/2 t. cumin
    1/2 t. ginger
    1/4 t. cinnamon
    1/8 t. cayenne pepper
    1 lb. chicken breasts (boneless & skinless)
    1 T. olive oil
    4bell peppers, seeded & diced (any color)
    4 scallions, sliced
    1/2 c. golden raisins
    1/2 c. orange juice
    1 t. salt
    1 3/4 c. water
    1 box couscous (or 1 cup)

Tips

Frozen chicken is easier to cut, and I use smaller than bit-size pieces - almost jullienne.

You may perform the first 2, 3 or 4 steps the night before if that works better for your schedule.

I like to use one of each color bell pepper: green, red, yellow and orange, but any combination of colors works.


Directions

1. Mix spices together in a bag (cumin, ginger, cinnamon and pepper).
[2 min]

2. Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces or strips. Add chicken to the spice bag and shake to coat.
[5 min]

3. Spray baking dish with olive oil (about 1 teaspoon). Dump coated chicken into the dish. Top with peppers and scallions. Lightly spray with olive oil (about 1 teaspoon) and cover with foil.
[2 min]

4. Bake at 350 degrees 20 minutes, or until chicken is done. Then transfer all to a large pot on the stovetop.
[20 min]

5. Stir raisins, orange juice, salt and water into the skillet and bring to a boil.
[5 min]

6. Stir couscous into skillet and remove from heat. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.
[5 min]






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