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Flattened Cumin-Grilled Chicken Breasts With Garlic Couscous

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The flattened cumin grilled chicken breasts with garlic cous cous can be served as a complete meal. Prepared with a marinade of cumin, olive oil, garlic and orange juice with salt and pepper, the chicken is grilled and served with cooked cous cous flavored with garlic paste.
  Boneless skinless chicken breasts 24 Ounce (6 Single 4 Ounce / 125 Gram Each)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon (15 Milliliter)
  Orange juice concentrate 2 Tablespoon (25 Milliliter)
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon (5 Milliliter)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon (2 Milliliter)
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon (2 Milliliter)
  Homemade chicken stock/110 ounce /284 milliliter tin chicken broth plus 1 liter water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Couscous/Orzo 8 Ounce (2 Cups / 500 Milliliter/ 250 Gram, Israeli)
  Roasted garlic paste 2 Tablespoon (1 Head / 25 Milliliter)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Remove filets from chicken breasts (page 160).
Pound remaining pieces of chicken until about 1/2 inch/1 cm thick.
In small bowl, combine olive oil, orange juice concentrate, cumin, minced garlic, salt and pepper.
Rub mixture into chicken breasts.
Marinate for 10 minutes or up to overnight in refrigerator.
Grill chicken breasts on lightly oiled barbecue or grill for a few minutes per side — 3 to 5 minutes, or just until cooked through.
Meanwhile, to prepare couscous, bring chicken stock to boil.
Add couscous and cook for 10 minutes, or until tender.
Stir garlic paste into couscous.
Taste and season with salt and pepper.
Place couscous in serving dish and arrange chicken on top.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 365 Calories from Fat 55

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.5%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 70.6 mg23.5%

Sodium 561.7 mg23.4%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g12.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.8%

Sugars 4.7 g

Protein 35 g70.5%

Vitamin A 0.6% Vitamin C 3.7%

Calcium 3.4% Iron 10.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Flattened Cumin-Grilled Chicken Breasts With Garlic Couscous Recipe