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    Couscous and Chicken Fruit Salad

    Couscous and Chicken Fruit Salad. Photo by PaulaG

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    Total Time:

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    45 mins

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    Charmie777's Note:

    Couscous gets it's beginnings in North Africa, and this salad is a great introduction it! Great for summer eating!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Drain liquid from fruit salad and reserve.
    2. 2
      In small saucepan, combine 1/4 cup reserved fruit juices, cornstarch, gingerroot and vinegar; blend well with wire whisk.
    3. 3
      Cook over medium heat until thick and bubbly, stirring constantly. Refrigerate to cool slightly.
    4. 4
      Add water to the remaining fruit juices to make 1-1/2 cups; place in medium saucepan.
    5. 5
      Bring to boil over medium heat. STir in couscous. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.
    6. 6
      Refrigerate 10-15 minutes to cool slightly.
    7. 7
      Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine fruit salad, chicken, mango and grapes. Add slightly cooled dressing; toss gently to coat.
    8. 8
      Line serving platter with spinach leaves.
    9. 9
      Spoon cooled couscous evenly over spinach.
    10. 10
      Top with fruit and chicken mixture.
    11. 11
      Sprinkle with coconut, if using.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 23, 2006

      55

      I actually made this for to take for lunch today. The salad was served cold on top of shredded romaine instead of the spinach. It was light and very refreshing. The flavors blended nicely.

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    Nutritional Facts for Couscous and Chicken Fruit Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (300 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 401.2
     
    Calories from Fat 39
    95%
    Total Fat 4.4 g
    6%
    Saturated Fat 2.8 g
    14%
    Cholesterol 41.1 mg
    13%
    Sodium 80.8 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 67.6 g
    22%
    Dietary Fiber 5.4 g
    21%
    Sugars 6.5 g
    26%
    Protein 23.8 g
    47%

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