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Chicken & Vegetable Curry Couscous

For my busy family, a partly homemade one-pot meal is the best way to get dinner done in a hurry. Use your favorite blend of frozen veggies and serve with toasted pita bread for smiles all around. —Elizabeth Hokanson, Arborg, Manitoba
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen vegetable blend of your choice
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 1 package (5.7 ounces) curry-flavored couscous mix
  • 1/2 cup raisins

Directions

  • In a cast-iron or other heavy skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir until no longer pink.
  • Add vegetable blend, water and contents of couscous seasoning packet. Bring to a boil; stir in couscous and raisins. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, until water is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 273 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 311mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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  • irenethebean
    Aug 22, 2015

    First of all, I am not a fan of curry so I substituted with roasted garlic/olive oil flavor couscous. This meal was truly quick to prepare. My family was pretty satisfied with it, but I found it to be a tad bland. I was glad to have garlic bread on the side. Also I try to avoid MSG, so I will be more careful about choosing the flavored couscous. Overall, we all liked it quite a bit.

  • ms11145
    Sep 11, 2013

    I love couscous, so I knew that I would like this recipe. I am basically a vegetarian so I picked out the chicken, but I liked the vegetable/couscous flavor. Family seemed to like it okay. It's not a favorite, but was told that I could make it again.