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    Chicken and Couscous

    Chicken and Couscous. Photo by mliss29

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    Total Time:

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    15 mins

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    Rita~'s Note:

    A colorful flavorful one dish meal Traditional of West Africa great for a hot summer day!

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    Ingredients:

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    Garnish

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Bring the broth to a boil in a medium saucepan, and gradually stir in couscous and raisins. Remove from heat. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
    2. 2
      Combine orange juice and next 7 ingredients (orange juice through black pepper); stir well with a whisk.
    3. 3
      Combine the couscous mixture, juice mixture, chicken, and remaining ingredients in a large bowl, and toss well. Garnish with green onions, if desired.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 26, 2008

      55

      Very nice combination of sweet couscous (but not too), salty and tangy olives, crunchy veggies, & sweet gooey raisins. ("Gooey" was the best word I could think of, but is probably not a very nice-sounding word. Sorry.) I used vegetable stock and served the chicken on the side for the meat-eaters. I sliced up 3 chicken thighs, brushed them with a little oil, salted them, and baked them at 350 for about half an hour. Like another reviewer said, it looks like a long list of ingredients, but it goes together quickly. Delicious! Reviewed for ZWT4.

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    • on June 30, 2008

      55

      We really like the combination of flavors, too. Very nicely balanced, between sweet and tang. I pulled some cooked chicken from my freezer, which made this really fast for me. This made a wonderful summer dinner down here in Texas, very cool, very quick, filling. Thank you for posting, made for ZWT4.

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    • on June 25, 2008

      55

      A very tasty and colourful dish. We enjoyed this for dinner last nite. At first glance, it appears to be quite a long list of ingredients but went together really quickly. I did "cheat" and buy roasted chicken breasts from our grocery deli so that speeded things up a lot. Made for ZWT4.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken and Couscous

    Serving Size: 1 (238 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 321.0
     
    Calories from Fat 95
    29%
    Total Fat 10.5 g
    16%
    Saturated Fat 1.5 g
    7%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 695.0 mg
    28%
    Total Carbohydrate 49.8 g
    16%
    Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
    19%
    Sugars 13.7 g
    55%
    Protein 8.3 g
    16%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    lemons, juice and zest of

    boneless chicken breasts

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