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