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    Chicken and Apricot Salad

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    45 mins

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    ellie_'s Note:

    I came across this recipe when looking for things to make with fresh apricots during the too-short apricot season. Although I haven't made this yet I am planning on making it before the apricot season is over. Recipe source: Real Simple (June 2004)

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place the couscous in a large salad bowl.
    2. 2
      In a medium saucepan bring 1 1/2 cups water to a boil and stir in the cinnamon, cumin, 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper.
    3. 3
      Pour mixture over the couscous. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until couscous is soft. Uncover and fluff with fork. Stir in parsley, mint and 2 tablespoons oil. Set aside.
    4. 4
      Cut chicken into bite-size pieces and place in a seperate bowl. Add the apricots, shallot and pistachios. Toss.
    5. 5
      Drizzle with the vinegar and remainining oil. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Toss.
    6. 6
      Add chicken mixture to couscous in salad bowl and toss.
    7. 7
      Garnish with parsley sprigs if desired.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 05, 2006

      55

      This is a fantastic salad! I left out the fresh mint as I did not have any, the combination of all the flavors are perfrect together, I love this salad! thanks Ellie!

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken and Apricot Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (205 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 793.8
     
    Calories from Fat 371
    46%
    Total Fat 41.2 g
    63%
    Saturated Fat 7.6 g
    38%
    Cholesterol 92.8 mg
    30%
    Sodium 403.2 mg
    16%
    Total Carbohydrate 62.0 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 6.4 g
    25%
    Sugars 4.9 g
    19%
    Protein 42.9 g
    85%

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