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Curried Chicken & Vegetable Couscous

Couscous is a pasta dish of semolina traditionally served with meat or vegetable stew spooned over it.
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  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) olive oil, divided
  • 1 lb. (500 mg) boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into thin strips
  • 3 cups (750 mL) water
  • 1 package Knorr® Vegetable Dry Soup Mix
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) raisins or golden raisins or currants
  • 1/2 tsp. (2 mL) curry powder
  • 1 package (10 oz.) (1 package (300 g.)) plain couscous
  • 2 cups (500 mL) baby spinach leaves

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Calories520
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat1g
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol45mg
Sodium510mg
Total Carbs83g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars4g
Protein30g
Calcium4%
Iron10%
Vitamin C6%
Vitamin A10%

  • 1 Heat 1 tablespoon (15 mL) olive oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook chicken, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked, about 5 minutes. Remove chicken from skillet and keep warm.
  • 2 Bring water, Knorr® Vegetable Soup Mix, raisins, curry powder and remaining 1 tablespoon (15 mL) olive oil to a boil in medium saucepan, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 2 minutes. Stir in couscous, then remove from heat and let stand covered 5 minutes. Stir in chicken and spinach.
  • 3 Garnish, if desired, with slivered almonds and chopped fresh parsley.
Sneak more veggies into this dish by adding 1 cup of frozen vegetable mix.
Each serving of this dish is low in fat, high in fibre, and provides 1 serving of vegetables. *See Nutrition Information for sodium content.