Balsamic Chicken With Garlic Couscous

Total Time
5 mins
15 mins

From Donna Hay's "Flavours"

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  1. Place chicken in a shallow dish and pour over the combined vinegar, chicken stock, sugar and garlic.
  2. Let marinate at least 10 minutes per side.
  3. To make couscous: pour boiling stock over couscous in a large bowl.
  4. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and allow to stand for 5 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed.
  5. Heat butter or margarine over medium-low heat and saute garlic and thyme for about 3 minutes (garlic should be soft but not brown).
  6. Add the couscous to the pan and stir for 3 minutes.
  7. To cook the chicken, preheat an oiled frying pan over medium-high heat.
  8. Cook chicken about 4 minutes per side.
  9. Add the marinade to the pan and cook for an additional 1 minute per side or until the chicken is cooked through and the marinade has thickened.
  10. Place couscous and top with chicken and sauce.