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Greek Chicken with Fruited Couscous Recipe

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In Cooking Outside the Box, Chef John features a delicious dish with a Mediterranean twist on chicken.

 

Simple to prepare and delicious, it's an easy choice for a weeknight meal.

 

Ingredients

 

Greek Chicken; Cooking Outside the Box with Chef John
Watch Chef John prepare Greek Chicken with Fruited Couscous

4- 4oz boneless skinless chicken breasts
4 oz feta cheese
1 oz fresh oregano
Zest of 1 lemon
4 oz Greek yogurt
2 cloves garlic diced fine
1 Tbsp olive oil
salt

pepper
1/2 cup couscous
1-1/2 cups water
3 dried apricots
1/4 cup raisins
1/2 onion diced

 

Directions

 

Fillet chicken breasts, stuff with 1 oz feta each, 1/4 oz oregano and 1/4 lemon zest. Fold breast closed.

 

Heat oil in a sauté pan and cook chicken to 160 degrees, remove from heat and let rest 5 minutes covered.

 
In a small bowl combine yogurt and garlic.

In a sauce pan bring water to a boil, add couscous, apricots, raisins and onion, cover and turn heat off, let sit for 5 minutes, fluff with a fork.


To serve place 1/4 of the couscous in the center of a plate, place one serving of chicken on top add a dollop of yogurt to the chicken.

Serves 4

 

Nutritional Information Per Serving

 

Calories - 385  
Fat - 12 g

Cholesterol - 80mg

Total Carbohydrates - 39 g

Fiber - 3.8 g

Protein - 33 g