Chicken Salad with Couscous

Chicken Salad with Couscous

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"I experimented with some ingredients I had in my cupboard and was pleasantly surprised with these results. Also, can be served cold, so it's a great make-ahead lunch food!"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 281 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 281 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.5g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 25.9 g
  • 52%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 45 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 633 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Prepare couscous pasta according to package directions, using chicken broth for liquid. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet combine the wine, oil, 1 tablespoon lime juice, 1 teaspoon cumin and garlic; mix all together and add chicken. Simmer over low heat until all liquid has evaporated and chicken juices run clear, 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Remove chicken from skillet and mix in a large bowl with remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice, remaining 1/2 teaspoon cumin, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, green onion and couscous. Garnish with a few black olives per serving.

Reviews

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Most helpful positive review

Very good quick recipe!It ended up being even quicker,since I used 4 leftover grilled chicken breasts.I also added a couple heads of lightly steamed broccoli and made a dressing of 1 1/2 Tbs lim...

Most helpful critical review

This is a good base recipe, but as written it is pretty bland. I added a few dashes of sesame oil and low sodium soy sauce to mine and my husband added some parmesan to his. We liked it with our...

Very good quick recipe!It ended up being even quicker,since I used 4 leftover grilled chicken breasts.I also added a couple heads of lightly steamed broccoli and made a dressing of 1 1/2 Tbs lim...

Add 1 more pound of chicken for a more filling meal.

I served this cold. It was excellent. Would go well as a side dish or a meal with bread. My son hates cooked peppers and enjoyed the raw peppers. Very colorful!!Suggest you take liquids you will...

WOW! GREAT lunch salad! I make a batch of this, and it drives my co-workers crazy wondering where I got it! I was also amazed how quickly it can be thrown together. All in all, great recipe.

A delicious alternative to pasta salad! I made it with precooked couscous and it was a success.

Great summer salad.Refridgerated over nite and had it for lunch. I added cherry tomatoes it was a great outcome.

The whole family loved this recipe. I used mostly what we had at home....I took the suggestion of adding asparagus, feta and low fat Greek dressing. I didn't have onions or wine and it tasted yu...

I made this recipe when I received it in my inbox in the "daily recipe" newsletter. It sounded exactly like what I wanted for dinner and I wasn't disappointed. I used Bulgar Wheat instead of cou...

I found this too bland, so I added low fat feta cheese and 2 TBL of low fat greek dressing which made it much better. I also added salt and pepper to give it more taste. It's very easy which i...