Thursday, April 14, 2011

spiced chicken with couscous

this is a great easy chicken recipe, serve with pita!

Spiced Chicken with CousCous

3 tablespoons olive oil
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 teaspoon paprika
2 teaspoons ground cumin
kosher salt and black pepper
3/4 cup couscous
3/4 pound cherry or grape tomatoes, quartered
1/4 pound snap peas, sliced crosswise
1/2 cup torn fresh basil
1/2 teaspoon fresh squeezed lemon juice

1. Heat one tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Season the chicken with the paprika, cumin, 1/2 salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
2. Cook the chicken on both sides until golden brown.
3. Put the couscous in a large bowl. Add 1 cup of hot water and let sit for 5 minutes. Fluff the couscous with a fork.
4. Add the tomatoes, snap peas, basil, lemon juice, olive oil, and salt and pepper to the couscous. Toss to combine. Slice the chicken and serve over the couscous.

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