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Couscous With Moroccan Chicken Stew

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  Low sodium tomato juice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cumin seeds/1/8 teaspoon ground cumin seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Coriander seeds/1/8 teaspoon ground coriander seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Hot red pepper flakes 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Couscous 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Canned chickpeas 14 Ounce, drained, rinsed (1 Can)
  Olive oil/Canola oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Large, coarsely chopped
  Boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 1 Pound, thickly sliced (4 Breast Halves)
  Zucchini 4 , diced
  Canned crushed tomatoes 14 Ounce (1 Can)

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
2. Finely chop the coriander and cumin seeds together with hot red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper.

3. Take a large nonstick saucepan and mix together tomato juice and water. Bring the mixture to boil on high flame.
4. Add the chopped spices in the tomato mixture. Cover the saucepan and slowly simmer for 10 minutes.
5. Add couscous in the tomato mixture and mix properly. Cover the pan and remove from the heat. 6. Let it stand for 5 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed and couscous turns soft.
7. Add the chick-peas and use a fork to stir and fluff up the mixture.
8. Take a 13"" x 9"" x 2"" baking dish and layer the mixture in it.
9. Take a nonstick skillet and heat oil. Put the onions and sauté till browned.
10. Lastly pour in the chicken and sauté for 5 minutes. Stir in zucchini and crushed tomatoes and bring it to boil.
11. Pour in the chicken and vegetables on the top of the couscous and place in the preheated oven for 20 minutes or until the ingredients are soft.

12. Serve the dish hot in a serving platter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 691 Calories from Fat 68

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 65.8 mg21.9%

Sodium 598 mg24.9%

Total Carbohydrates 110 g36.5%

Dietary Fiber 14.8 g59.2%

Sugars 10.1 g

Protein 47 g94.4%

Vitamin A 23.1% Vitamin C 100.6%

Calcium 16.6% Iron 30.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Couscous With Moroccan Chicken Stew Recipe