Moroccan Chicken Couscous

Moroccan Chicken Couscous
Servings: 8 Prep 10 mins Cook 25 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, drained
  • 2 boxes (10 ounces each) couscous (3 cups)
  • 3/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/3 cup kalamata olives, pitted, coarsely chopped

Make It

1. Heat oil in large heavy pot over medium-high heat. Add onions; cook, stirring occasionally, 7 minutes, until golden. Add garlic and chicken; cook, stirring, 6 minutes. Add paprika, salt, cumin, cinnamon and cayenne; cook 1 minute.

2. Add chicken broth, tomatoes and chickpeas. Bring to a boil. Lower heat to medium-low; simmer 5 minutes.

3. Add couscous, raisins and olives; stir to combine. Remove from heat. Cover pot; let stand 5 minutes.

4. To serve, fluff couscous gently with a fork. Serve with warm pita bread and garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 576, Fat, total (g): 12, chol. (mg): 64, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 82, fiber (g): 7, pro. (g): 36, sodium (mg): 1076, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.