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Chicken With Couscous

Chicken breast for Chicken with Couscous

Chicken With Couscous is a Mediterranean-flavored chicken and vegetable stew served over couscous - it's delicious!

Ingredients

3-1/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup couscous
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
1 pinch ground black pepper
1/2 cup finely chopped jalapeno chile peppers
1 carrot, sliced thin
1 zucchini, diced
3 green onions, thinly sliced
1-1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root
1-1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander seed
1 teaspoon cornstarch

Directions

Bring 2 cups of the chicken broth to a boil. Stir in couscous and 1 1/2 teaspoons of the olive oil. Turn off heat, cover and let stand 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, sprinkle cubed chicken with pepper and saute in 1 tablespoon of the remaining olive oil. The chicken is done when it is no longer pink, usually between 4 and 6 minutes. Remove chicken from pan.

Meanwhile, sprinkle cubed chicken with pepper and saute in 1 tablespoon of the remaining olive oil. The chicken is done when it is no longer pink, usually between 4 and 6 minutes. Remove chicken from pan.

Add the remaining 1-1/2 teaspoons of olive oil to skillet. Stir in peppers and carrot and saute for 2 minutes. Next, add zucchini, green onions, ginger, and 1/4 cup of the chicken broth. Cover and steam until vegetables are slightly tender, about 2 more minutes.

Combine curry powder, ground coriander, and cornstarch with the remaining cup of chicken broth. Add to vegetables. Return chicken to pan and cook over medium high heat until thickened and bubbly, about 2 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork and serve with chicken and vegetables on top.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 servings.
Serving size: 1 serving
Calories: 405; Total Fat: 10g ; Protein: 37g; Sodium: 178mg; Cholesterol: 72mg; Carbohydrates: 41g; Fiber: 4g


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