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Roast Chicken and Couscous

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 lemons juiced
  • 2 cups couscous cooked according to package directions
  • 2 medium zucchini grated
  • 1 small red onion diced
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Cook couscous according to package directions. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, add chicken, sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste, garlic cloves, 1 tablespoon olive oil and juice of 1 lemon.
  • On a large roasting pan, add chicken and roast for 20 to 25 minutes until the chicken is cooked through. Cut the chicken into cubes.
  • In a large bowl, add cooked chicken, remaining 3 tablespoons olive oil, juice of 1 lemon, couscous, zucchini, onion, cumin, honey, parsley and cilantro. Stir to combine.


SERVING SUGGESTION: A big salad (lettuce - not iceberg, salad veggies and salad dressing).
VEGETARIAN: Use non-breaded faux chicken patties instead of chicken breasts.
GLUTEN FREE: No changes necessary.
NUTRITION: 558 Calories; 8g Fat (13.7% calories from fat); 64g Protein; 54g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 137mg Cholesterol; 172mg Sodium. Exchanges: 3 Grain (Starch); 7 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.
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