Curried Couscous


"Any sort of grilled kebab would look--and taste--great over this easy side dish. Try it with the Grilled Scallop-and-Fig Kebabs."
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  1. Melt 1 teaspoon butter in a skillet over medium-low heat. Add onion and saute 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Add remaining 2 teaspoons butter, apple, banana, and garlic. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, 5 minutes or until slightly tender. Stir in curry powder and wine. Cook 2 minutes. Add chicken broth, salt, and pepper, and cook 2 to 3 minutes. Stir into couscous. Serve immediately; or press into ramekins, and unmold onto plates at serving time. If you prepare the couscous ahead of time, stir in additional chicken broth when reheating.
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  • Reprinted with permission of Cooking Light(R) magazine. All rights reserved.
  • CALORIES 201 (11% from fat); FAT 2.4g (sat 1.2g, mono 0.6g, poly 0.1g); PROTEIN 8.3g; CARB 36.4g; FIBER 1.9g; CHOL 5mg; IRON 1mg; SODIUM 344mg; CALC 3mg



Very tasty and different. Guests were impressed (always good!). Up the curry and cook the couscous in the broth (v water). Thanks!

Overall, it's pretty good. I only put in one apple (needed more!), omitted the banana (allergy), and added a handful of raisins. Next time, I'll cook the couscous in the broth, add more apples...

Excellent. I needed to add a little more Chicken stock and/or wine for the couscous. Tasted great. I used a strong curry powder, so next time I will back off a little on the curry. Will defi...

I only used one apple, unpeeled, but everything else the same. This was very tasty! I think the chicken broth really helps balance out the sweetness. It was a nice accompaniment to my baked r...

This was a great,unusual recipe.I am always looking for something new to give my husband in his work lunch.I didn't have all the ingredients on hand in the correct quantities but the recipe is v...