Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 tablespoon Vegetable oil

  2. 1 Fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded, minced

  3. teaspoon Ground coriander

  4. teaspoon Ground cumin

  5. teaspoon Ground cinnamon

  6. 2 Whole chicken breasts, skinned, boned, cut into 1-1/2-inch chunks

  7. 2 smalls Carrots, sliced diagonally 1/4-inch thick

  8. 1 small Onion, diced (1/2-inch)

  9. Acorn squash, seeded, pared, cut into 1/2-inch dice

  10. 3 1/2 cup Chicken broth

  11. 1 medium Zucchini, scrubbed, cut into 1/2-inch dice

  12. 14 ounces Whole tomatoes, coarsely chopped, liquid reserved

  13. cup Raisins

  14. cup Canned chick-peas, rinsed

  15. teaspoon Salt

  16. 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter

  17. 2 cups Couscous

  18. cup Slivered almonds, toasted

  19. 1 tablespoon Minced fresh mint

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Info: posted by Perry Lowell, April 1993 from Good Food magazine, September 1987 This recipe gets 30% or less of its calories from fat. Not a low sodium recipe.

  2. Makes 8 servings.

  3. Mix oil, jalapeno, coriander, cumin, and cinnamon in mixing bowl.

  4. Add chicken and toss to coat. Let stand, stirring frequently, 30 minutes.

  5. Combine carrots, onion, and acorn squash in 3-quart microwave-safe casserole; cover with lid. Microcook on HIGH power 5 minutes. Add 1 cup broth, the zucchini, tomatoes with liquid, and raisins; microcook covered 3 minutes. Remove from oven and stir. Microcook covered 5 minutes, stirring once halfway through cooking. Stir in chicken with marinade; microcook covreed 3 minutes. Stir in chick- peas, ½ cup broth, and the salt; microcook covered 2 minutes longer.

  6. Meanwhile, heat remaining 2 cups broth and the butter in medium saucepan to boiling. Stir in couscous, cover pan, and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.

  7. To serve, spoon couscous onto serving platter. Top with chicken stew and sprinkle with almonds and mint.

  8. Nutrition Information per Serving: 416 calories 24 g protein 53 g carbohydrates 12 g fat (26% of calories) 603 mg sodium


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