Chicken Salad with Couscous

Chicken Salad with Couscous

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"I experimented with some ingredients I had in my cupboard and was pleasantly surprised with these results. Also, can be served cold, so it's a great make-ahead lunch food!"

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  • Calories:
  • 281 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.5g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 25.9 g
  • 52%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 45 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 633 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Prepare couscous pasta according to package directions, using chicken broth for liquid. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet combine the wine, oil, 1 tablespoon lime juice, 1 teaspoon cumin and garlic; mix all together and add chicken. Simmer over low heat until all liquid has evaporated and chicken juices run clear, 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Remove chicken from skillet and mix in a large bowl with remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice, remaining 1/2 teaspoon cumin, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, green onion and couscous. Garnish with a few black olives per serving.
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Very good quick recipe!It ended up being even quicker,since I used 4 leftover grilled chicken breasts.I also added a couple heads of lightly steamed broccoli and made a dressing of 1 1/2 Tbs lim...

Add 1 more pound of chicken for a more filling meal.

I served this cold. It was excellent. Would go well as a side dish or a meal with bread. My son hates cooked peppers and enjoyed the raw peppers. Very colorful!!Suggest you take liquids you will...