Indian Chicken with Couscous

Indian Chicken with Couscous

Indian Chicken with Couscous


Makes 4 servings


1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped green bell pepper
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Mexican-style stewed tomatoes, undrained
1/3 cup golden raisins
1-1/3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1-1/3 cups uncooked quick-cooking couscous
1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
1/4 cup sliced green onions


  1. Cut chicken into 1/4-inch slices; cut each slice into 1-inch strips.
  2. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook and stir 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Remove chicken from skillet; set aside.
  3. Add onion, bell pepper, chili powder, curry powder and red pepper to same skillet; cook and stir 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  4. Stir chicken, tomatoes with juice and raisins into skillet; bring to a boil over high heat. Cover; reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer 15 minutes. Uncover; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Meanwhile, place chicken broth in small saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in couscous; cover. Remove saucepan from heat; let stand 5 minutes.
  6. Spoon 1/2 cup couscous onto each serving plate; top with 3/4 cup chicken mixture, 2 tablespoons yogurt and 1 tablespoon green onions.

Nutritional Information

Calories 505
Calories from Fat 11 %
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Carbohydrate 76 g
Fiber 13 g
Protein 37 g
Sodium 378 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 3
Fruit 1
Vegetable 3
Meat 3

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