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Glazed Chicken over Couscous Pilaf

glazed chicken over couscous pilaf Entree
Glazed Chicken over Couscous Pilaf
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 2

Dinner ready in 25 minutes! Enjoy this glazed chicken served over couscous pilaf – a scrumptious meal made using frozen peas.

Updated October 20, 2016

Ingredients

PILAF

  • 1/2
    cup frozen peas
  • 3/4
    cup water
  • 1/8
    teaspoon salt
  • 1/8
    teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2
    cup uncooked couscous

CHICKEN

  • 2
    tablespoons orange juice
  • 1
    tablespoon apricot preserves or honey
  • 1/2
    teaspoon spicy brown mustard
  • 2
    boneless, skinless chicken breast halves

Steps

  • 1
    In medium saucepan, combine peas, water, salt and ginger. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in couscous. Cover; let stand 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine orange juice, preserves and mustard; blend well. Pour half of mixture (about 2 tablespoons) into another small dish; reserve for topping. Place chicken on broiler pan; brush with about half of remaining orange juice glaze.
  • 3
    Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 5 minutes. Turn chicken. Brush with glaze; discard any remaining glaze. Broil an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear.
  • 4
    Stir couscous mixture lightly with fork; divide evenly onto 2 serving plates. Top each with chicken; drizzle with reserved orange juice mixture.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
280mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
49g
16%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
8g
Protein
34g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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