Chicken Couscous

The combination of cumin, cinnamon, ginger, and cayenne pepper give this 20-minute one-dish meal flavors typical of Middle-Eastern cooking.

Chicken Couscous
Servings: 4 Prep 10 mins Cook 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 8 ounces shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Make It

1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and saute 3 minutes. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Add to skillet and saute 3 minutes, stirring. Add broth, garlic, cumin, cinnamon, ginger, cayenne and 1 cup water; bring to a simmer. Add carrot and raisins and simmer another 3 minutes.

2. Stir in couscous. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Serve topped with almonds.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 545, Fat, total (g): 16, chol. (mg): 74, sat. fat (g): 2, pro. (g): 38, sodium (mg): 333, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.