Curried Chicken Couscous
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
1 T pine nuts
2 t virgin olive oil
1/2 cup copped Vidalia onion
3/4 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup dry whole-wheat couscous
1/4 t Kosher salt
1/2 t curry powder
1 pinch cinnamon
1/4 cup tart dried cherries, chopped
1 cup diced cooked skinless dark meat (from the bird!)
2 scallions, thinly sliced
1. Toast pine nuts in a 400 degree oven for 2 minutes. Set aside and allow to cool.
2. Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Add onion and sauté for 2 minutes. Add broth to saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat.
3. Add couscous, salt, curry powder, cinnamon and cherries. Stir well. Cover and steam for 10 minutes.
4. While couscous mixture is steaming, heat chicken in the microwave for 30 seconds on 50 percent power until just warmed. Fluff couscous with a fork. Add chicken, scallions and toasted pine nuts, toss well.
1/2 this recipe is 454 calories, 14g fat (3g sat), 56g carbs, 334 mg sodium, 12g fiber, 28g protein