Honey-And Garlic Roasted Chicken With Pearl Couscous Salad

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Adjust rack to middle position and heat oven to 450 degrees. Heat one tablespoon oil and couscous in medium saucepan voer medium heat stirring until grains are golden, about 5 minutes. Stir in 2 cups water and 1/4 teaspoon salt and bring to boil. Reduce heat to low, cover,and simmer until couscous is tender,9-12 minutes.
  • While couscous cooks, mine garlic. Whisk honey, 1/2 teaspoon vinegar, paprika and 2/3 of garlic together in small bowl. Trim chicken and cut breasts in half crosswise. Pat chicken dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in 12 inch ovensafe skillet until just smoking. Place chicken skin side down in skillet until well browned, 6-8 minutes. Flip chicken and brush with glaze. Transfer skillet to oven and roast until done 15 to 20 minutes.
  • While chicken cooks, mince tarragon. Whisk remaining garlic, remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil, remaining two tablespoons vinegartarragon salt and pepper together in large bowl. Peel and grate carrots.
  • Transfer chicken to platter, tent with foil and let rest, reserving pan juices in skilllet. Take 1/4 cup pan juices and add to dressing bowl and whisk to combine. Measure out 1/4 cup dressing and set aside for serving.
  • Add spinach, cous cous, and carrots to large bowl with remaining dressing and toss to coat. Drizzle chicken with reseerved dressing and serve with cous cous salad.
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