Mediterranean Chicken & Couscous

45 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (375 g) each
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4 servings, 1/4 recipe (375 g) each

Bored with chicken and rice? Try our chicken and couscous recipe instead! Skillet-cooked chicken breasts are served with whole-wheat couscous and a medley of fresh vegetables in this tasty HEALTHY LIVING entrée.

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  • Bring broth to boil in small saucepan on medium-high heat. Add couscous. Remove from heat; cover. Let stand 5 min.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 6 to 7 min. on each side or until browned on both sides and done (170ºF). Transfer to plate; cover to keep warm.
  • Heat dressing in same skillet. Add onions; cook and stir 5 to 6 min. or until crisp-tender. Stir in tomatoes and olives; cook 1 to 2 min. until just heated through.
  • Add 2 Tbsp. parsley to couscous; mix lightly. Spoon onto platter; top with chicken, tomato mixture, cheese and remaining parsley.

Make it Vegetarian

Prepare as directed, substituting 2 rinsed cans (540 mL/19 fl oz each) chickpeas (garbanzo beans) for the cooked chicken. Add to dressing in skillet with the onions.


  • 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (375 g) each

Healthy Living

  • Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Carbohydrates
  • 3 Meat & Alternatives
  • 1 Fats

Nutrition Bonus

Here's a tasty and colourful way to eat couscous. And as a bonus, the tomatoes provide an excellent source of vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (375 g) each
Calories 320
% Daily Value
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 75mg
Sodium 580mg
Carbohydrate 22g
Dietary fibre 4g
Sugars 4g
Protein 33g
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 25 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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