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Spinach sold in microwave-safe bags makes cooking it a snap. Place any other kind of bagged spinach in a microwave-safe container before cooking.

Recipe by Cooking Light December 2002

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 cup chicken mixture, about 1/2 cup couscous, and 1/2 cup spinach)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Combine 1/2 teaspoon salt, garlic, and chicken, tossing to coat. Add chicken mixture to pan; saute 3 minutes or until browned. Stir in curry powder; cook 1 minute. Add tomato, broth, chile sauce, and chickpeas; bring to a simmer. Cover and cook 8 minutes.

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  • While chicken mixture cooks, place 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 cup water, and oil in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Gradually stir in couscous; remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork.

  • While couscous stands, poke holes in spinach bag. Microwave at high 2 minutes. Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

436 calories; calories from fat 13%; fat 6.5g; saturated fat 1.1g; mono fat 3.2g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 38.6g; carbohydrates 55.1g; fiber 8.3g; cholesterol 66mg; iron 4.8mg; sodium 924mg; calcium 126mg.
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