This easy chicken one-dish meal features stir-fried chicken served alongside steamed broccolini and whole wheat couscous.
3/4 pound broccolini, stems trimmed
1 1/2 cups whole-wheat couscous
3 teaspoons peanut oil, divided
2 large red bell peppers, cut into 1/4-inch pieces, divided
1 large onion, sliced
4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar, divided
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, torn and divided
3 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted
How to Make It
Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add broccolini; cook 3 minutes or until tender. Add 2 cups cooking water and couscous to bowl; cover and let stand 15 minutes. Drain broccolini; transfer to plate.
Place wok or large skillet over medium-high heat; add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil. Cook pepper, onion, and garlic, stirring, 4 minutes. Transfer to bowl; cover.
Add remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to wok; cook chicken 4 minutes, stirring, or until almost cooked through. Add 1 tablespoon vinegar; cook 1 minute more or until chicken is cooked through.
Uncover couscous; stir in remaining 1 tablespoon vinegar and half of basil.
Top platter with peppers, chicken, broccolini, almonds, and remaining basil. Serve with couscous.
MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.