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Mediterranean Chicken with Dried Fruits and Couscous

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  Boneless chicken breasts 1 1⁄2 Pound, halved (750 g, 4 breasts)
  Sweet butter 2 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Boiling chicken stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried apricots 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), slivered
  Dried prunes 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon, toasted
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Couscous 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1. In a medium size skillet, melt butter. Add chicken; saute for 2 minutes per side, until golden. Remove chicken from skillet. Set aside.
2. Add onion to skillet; saute for 3 minutes, until softened.
3. Add stock, raisins, apricots, prunes, orange rind, coriander seeds, bay leaf, salt and pepper to skillet. Stir in couscous; mix well.
4. Return chicken breasts to skillet. Bring to boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes, until liquid is absorbed and chicken is tender and no longer pink.
5. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2079 Calories from Fat 220

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.1%

Saturated Fat 9.3 g46.6%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 430.5 mg143.5%

Sodium 2133.6 mg88.9%

Total Carbohydrates 261 g87%

Dietary Fiber 20.9 g83.5%

Sugars 74 g

Protein 198 g396.9%

Vitamin A 40.2% Vitamin C 48.2%

Calcium 26.7% Iron 64.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mediterranean Chicken With Dried Fruits And Couscous Recipe