Couscous Stuffed Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 200.1
  • Total Fat: 8.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 54.8 mg
  • Sodium: 205.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 23.1 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    4 boneless skinless chicken breast
    1 package near east couscous mix - any flavor (1.25 cups)
    1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes (try pastene brand)
    5 tbsp olive oil
    1.25 cups water
    salt and pepper


Prepare couscous according to directions in round 2 quart microwavable glass casserole. Combine 1.25 cups water, 2 tbsp olive oil, and contents of spice sack. Cover and microwaveon high 5-6 minutes or until boiling. stir in couscous and cover. let stand for 5 minutes and stir.

Set oven to 350 degrees(F). Trim any visible fat off of the chicken. Cut each breast in half lengthwise, however not completely through forming a pocket (like half a pita).

Drizzle 3 tbsp olive oil on oven pan (rectangular glass/ceramic pan). Place 4 chicken breasts onto the pan, turning each one to coat the outside with olive oil.

Stuff each breast with couscous, about 1/4 cup for each breast. Add a few sun-dried tomatoes into each breast of chicken, using 1/2 cup throughout the 4 breasts.

Add a dash of salt and pepper to tops of chicken breasts. Place pan into oven for approx. 40 minutes, or until the meat thermometer reads 160 degrees (F).

Serve stuffed chicken breast with leftover couscous and a garden salad.

*makes 4 servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ETHOMAS81.

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