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Lemony Chicken Cous Cous Recipe

Looking for an easy Lemony Chicken Cous Cous recipe? Learn how to make Lemony Chicken Cous Cous using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by robisita

Makes 4 servings



Used leftover chicken and veggies. So easy!!!

Recipe Ingredients for Lemony Chicken Cous Cous

500 g. chicken, cooked (shredded or cubed)
3 c. water
1 1/2 c. cous cous
17 oz. onion, diced
5 cloves garlic
5 oz. green beans, chopped into 1 in. pieces
4 1/2 tbl olive oil
2 tbl red wine vinegar
2 tbl lemon juice, (also use zest from 1 lemon)
2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. oregano
1 c. parsley
10 oz tomatoes, chopped

Recipe Directions for Lemony Chicken Cous Cous

  1. Boil water and add cous-cous. Turn heat to low and cook 5-7 mins, then flff w/ a fork.

  2. Meanwhile, saute onions in 1/2 Tbl olive oil till soft (3 mins). Add garlic and green beans and saute another 5 mins.

  3. In the meantime, stir together the rest of the ingredients in a big bowl.

  4. Add the veggies, then couscous and leftover chicken. Let sit for 20 mins and serve cold, hot or at room temp.

Categories

First Course, Main Dish, Salads, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 640.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
504
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
20.0g
31%
Saturated Fat
3.2g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
96mg
32%
Sodium
1267mg
53%
Potassium
773mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
37.9g
13%
Dietary Fiber
5.4g
22%
Sugars
7.8g
Protein
41.9g
Vitamin A 43% Vitamin C 81%
Calcium 10% Iron 17%
* 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
  • High in niacin
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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