Spicy Orange Chicken With Cucumber Couscous

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  • Serves 4
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  • Nutritional Information

    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 559 calories
    • Fat 18 g
    • Sat Fat 3 g
    • Cholesterol 94 mg
    • Sodium 451 mg
    • Protein 42 g
    • Carbohydrate 57 g
    • Sugar 19 g
    • Fiber 3 g
    • Iron 3 mg
    • Calcium 49 mg


  1. Check 1cup couscous
  2. Check 4tablespoons olive oil
  3. Check 4 6-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  4. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  5. Check 1/2 English cucumber, chopped
  6. Check 1/4cup chopped dried cherries
  7. Check 1/4cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  8. Check 1tablespoon red wine vinegar
  9. Check 1/4cup orange marmalade
  10. Check 2tablespoons fresh orange juice
  11. Check 1/4teaspoon crushed red pepper


  1. Cook the couscous according to the package directions. Spread on a plate and let cool.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Season the chicken with ¼ teaspoon each salt and black pepper and cook until cooked through, 6 to 8 minutes per side.
  3. Transfer the couscous to a medium bowl and gently toss with the cucumber, cherries, parsley, vinegar, 2 tablespoons of the remaining oil, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and black pepper.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the marmalade, orange juice, crushed red pepper, the remaining tablespoon of oil, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Serve the chicken with the couscous salad and drizzle with the marmalade sauce.