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Couscous and Glazed Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Couscous and Glazed Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Couscous and Glazed Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jstefani

Makes 4 servings



Here's a quick main dish with a Moroccan touch. Kick this dinner off with a fresh spinach salad tossed with orange wedges. © Copyright 2006 Cooking Light magazine

Recipe Ingredients for Couscous and Glazed Chicken

1 pound chicken breast
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon olive oil
4 tablespoons apricot preserves
2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
2 cup fat-free chicken broth
2/3 cup finely chopped dried apricots
1 cup uncooked couscous

Recipe Directions for Couscous and Glazed Chicken

Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a small nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add chicken, and cook 4 minutes or until done, turning after 2 minutes. Combine preserves and vinegar in a bowl; add chicken. Keep warm. Add broth to pan, scraping pan to loosen browned bits; add apricots. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes. Gradually stir in couscous; top with chicken mixture. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork.
Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Middle Eastern

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 326.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
441
Calories from Fat
56
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.2g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
96mg
32%
Sodium
624mg
26%
Potassium
553mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
50.0g
17%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
15.3g
Protein
43.6g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 4% Iron 12%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
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