Curried Couscous-Chicken Salad



3 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 300
Caloriesfromfat 17 %
Fat 5.8 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Monofat 3.1 g
Polyfat 1.1 g
Protein 24.6 g
Carbohydrate 36.5 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Iron 2.3 mg
Sodium 501 mg
Calcium 58 mg


3/4 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
2/3 cup couscous, uncooked
1 cup cubed cooked chicken breast (about 1/2 pound, skinned and boned))
1/2 cup drained canned garbanzo beans
1/2 cup chopped red cabbage
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1/4 cup thinly sliced celery
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened orange juice
2 teaspoons olive oil


Bring water, salt, and curry powder to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in couscous. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Add chicken and next 4 ingredients.

Combine orange rind and next 3 ingredients in a bowl; stir with a wire whisk until blended. Add to couscous mixture; toss well.