Glazed Chicken over Couscous Pilaf

Glazed Chicken over Couscous Pilaf

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Serve couscous pilaf topped with chicken and drizzled with orange juice mixture that’s ready in just 30 minutes – perfect for a dinner.

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Couscous Pilaf
cup Green Giant® frozen sweet peas (from 9 oz box)
cup water
teaspoon ground ginger
cup uncooked couscous
Glazed Chicken
tablespoons orange juice
tablespoon apricot preserves or honey
teaspoon spicy brown mustard
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  1. Place peas, water, salt and ginger in 1-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling 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. Set oven control to broil. Mix orange juice, preserves and mustard in small bowl. Pour half of mixture (about 2 tablespoons) into another small dish; reserve for topping.
  3. Place chicken on rack in broiler pan; brush with about half of remaining orange juice glaze.
  4. Broil with tops about 4 inches from heat 8 to 10 minutes, turning and brushing with glaze after 5 minutes, until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut. Discard any remaining glaze.
  5. Stir pilaf lightly with fork; divide evenly onto plates. Top with chicken; drizzle with reserved orange juice mixture.
Makes 2 servings
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“I’m such a chicken fan, and this is definitely a balanced meal, delicious and easy.” Marilyn B.
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Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 360
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 260mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 47g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 34g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 4 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.