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Curried Couscous-Chicken Salad

Yield 3 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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