Created by: MsPia
Created on February 13, 2017
Categories: Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish, Poultry, Chicken, Pasta, Couscous, Vegetables, Garlic, Australian, Easy/Beginner Cooking, Quick Meals, Entertaining, Ladies Luncheon, Mother's Day, Sunday Dinner, Marinate, Kosher Meat (more)
Balsamic Chicken With Garlic Couscous
"In 30 minutes you have a full meal on the table. Adapted from the cookbook "Flavors" by Donna Hay"
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Prep Time: 20mPT20M
Cook Time: 16mPT16M
Oh WOW!!! What is there not to like about this recipe.. It is quick easy and company worthy. This will be made often here. Another wonderful recipe shared by Pia!.
- 4 (1 pound) chicken breasts
- 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1/2 cup chicken stock
- 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- FOR COUSCOUS
- 1 1/2 cups couscous
- 2 1/4 cups chicken stock (boiling)
- 2 ounces butter
- 4 cloves garlic, sliced
- 2 tablespoons fresh thyme
What You Will Need
No special items needed.
Place the chicken in a shallow dish and pour over the combine balsamic vinegar, chicken stock, sugar and garlic. Allow to marinate 10 minutes each side.
To make de garlic Couscous, place the couscous in a bowl and pour the boiling stock. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and allow to stand for 5 minutes or until all the liquid has been absorbed. Heat the butter in a frying pan over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and thyme and cook for three minutes or until garlic is soft but not brown. Add the couscous to the pan and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
To cook the chicken, preheat an oiled frying pan over medium high heat.Remove the chicken from the marinade and add to the pan, cooking 3-4 minutes each side. Add the marinade to the pan and cook the chicken for a further 1 minute each side or until the chicken is cooked through and the marinade has thicken.
To serve, place the couscous on serving plates and top with the chicken and pan sauce. Serve with steam beans or other greens.
- Serving Size: 1 (129.5 g)
- Calories 400.9
- Total Fat - 12.4 g
- Saturated Fat - 7.5 g
- Cholesterol - 77.3 mg
- Sodium - 123 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 58.6 g
- Dietary Fiber - 3.8 g
- Sugars - 6.3 g
- Protein - 12.2 g
- Calcium - 54.7 mg
- Iron - 2.9 mg
- Vitamin C - 2.6 mg
- Thiamin - 0.1 mg