Recipe: Moroccan Couscous with Sweet & Spicy Chicken and Garlic Spinach

Sweet & Spicy Chicken: Melt butter over medium high heat; season chicken; sear in skillet 3 minutes on each side (till browned), then cover and cook for 15-20 minutes (until juices run clear).

Garlic Spinach: Melt butter of medium heat, add garlic and spinach, season and sautee 3-5 minutes, just until spinach is wilted. Serve as a side dish, or fold into finished couscous (recipe below).

  • 2 c. spinach
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ tsp. prepared garlic
  • salt & pepper, to taste

Moroccan Couscous: bring water, couscous, and bouillon to boil; reduce heat and cook for 8-10 minutes; add rest of ingredients and warm through.

  • 1 c. uncooked couscous
  • 1 ¼ c. water
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • Cinnamon – ½ tsp.
  • Ginger – ½ tsp. grated ginger root (or a pinch of ground ginger)
  • Lemon Zest – zest of ½ lemon
  • Garlic – ½ tsp. prepared
  • Apricot – 6 dried halves, chopped
  • Golden raisins – ¼ c.
  • ¼ c. slivered almonds
  • 2  Tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
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