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.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

Couscous Pilaf

1/2
cup Green Giant™ frozen sweet peas (from 9 oz box)
3/4
cup water
1/8
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
cup uncooked couscous

Glazed Chicken

2
tablespoons orange juice
1
tablespoon apricot preserves or honey
1/2
teaspoon spicy brown mustard
2
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.

Expert Tips

“I’m such a chicken fan, and this is definitely a balanced meal, delicious and easy.” Marilyn B.

If you are on medication to reduce your cholesterol and/or blood pressure, take it without fail. And make sure to see your doctor regularly. If you have any concerns, be sure to talk to your doctor. You are the most important person on your health care team.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
47g
47%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
34g
34%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
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.