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Quick Moroccan Chicken

Real Simple JANUARY 2007

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes


  • 1 10-ounce box couscous
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large clove garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • Pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 15-ounce can diced peaches or peach slices, drained
  • 1 rotisserie chicken, cut into pieces
  • 1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves (optional)


Cook the couscous according to the package directions.

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1 1/2 minutes. Add the sugar, nutmeg, vinegar, and orange juice and bring to a simmer. Add the peaches and continue to simmer until the liquid has reduced slightly, about 5 minutes.

Divide the couscous and chicken among individual bowls, top with the peach sauce, and sprinkle with the parsley (if using).

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 284
  • Calories from fat: 32%
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 70mg
  • Sodium: 337mg
  • Carbohydrate: 29g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 11g
  • Protein: 20g

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