Lemon Thai Basil Chicken with Couscous

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 310.2
  • Total Fat: 15.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 68.4 mg
  • Sodium: 369.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 29.0 g

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This is not a ridgid recipie, I had fun making it up, have fun recreating it! This is not a ridgid recipie, I had fun making it up, have fun recreating it!
Number of Servings: 4


    2 - Chicken Breast, no skin, bone and skin removed
    1/2 tsp - ground cumin
    1/2 tsp - ground thyme
    6 tsp - Grapeseed Oil
    2 tbsp - Grapeseed Oil
    10 leaves - Thai basil
    1/2 cup - Flour (white or whole wheat)
    1/2 tsp - Salt
    1/2 tsp - White pepper
    1 tsp - Parsley, dried
    1 tsp - Garlic
    1 tbsp - Lemon juice

    Near East Couscous any variety (made acording to package)


1. Clean off any fat on chicken breasts, then filet each breat into 3 pieces

2. Very lightly dust each filet with Cumin & Thyme

3. Drizzel 1 tsp grapeseed oil & a few basil leaves on each filet, put filets in bowl & set aside

4.In small bowl combine flour, salt, white pepper & parsley & mix well

5. Put 2 tbsp grapeseed oil & lemon juice in large non-stick pan over low heat & be sure to coat bottom of pan with the liquid. Add garlic & remaining basil leaves.

6. Lightly coat each filet in flour mixture & then put filet in pan & cover. Flip fliets when they are a little brown. You can add a little oil if needed to keep from sticking

7. Make couscous according to package

8. Chicken & couscous should finish about the same time, serve about 1/2 cup of couscous with 1 or 2 filets.

9. ENJOY!!

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NATRONA32.

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