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Couscous Chicken Salad

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  Chicken broth 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Couscous 1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
  Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Fresh lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander 1⁄2 Teaspoon, ground
  Ground coriander 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dijon mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dijon style mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic clove 1 Large, minced
  Black pepper To Taste, freshly ground
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Chicken 1 Cup (16 tbs), cooked, diced
  Diced cooked chicken 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Green onions 4 Large, diced
  Apple 1 Large, cored and diced (Crisp)
  Celery rib 1 Large, diced
  Lettuce leaves 4 (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Parsley sprigs 4 (For Garnish)

1) In a saucepan, allow the chicken broth to boil, then add the couscous and margarine.
2) Again bring to a boil, then turn off the heat, cover and allow to stand for 5 minutes.
3) Fluff the couscous with a fork and cool the 2 cups of the cooked couscous.
4) In a small bowl, mix the olive oil, lemonjuice, salt, coriander, mustard, garlic and pepper together.
5) In a large bowl, add the cooled couscous, chicken, green onions, apple and celery together.
6) Then pour in the olive oil mixture and toss well to coat all the ingredients.

7) Spoon the salad over lettuce lined plates, garnish with the parsley sprigs and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Salad, Couscous
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 715 Calories from Fat 435

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g75.7%

Saturated Fat 7.6 g38%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 48.3 mg16.1%

Sodium 760.5 mg31.7%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g15.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.6%

Sugars 6.7 g

Protein 22 g43.8%

Vitamin A 33.1% Vitamin C 39.1%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 11.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Couscous Chicken Salad Recipe