Cheesy Mexican Couscous Chicken
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An easy quick good for you dinner, made with couscous, chopped chicken that has been mixed with salsa and topped with melted Mexican cheese.
Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 5 servings
  • 1 cup Couscous
  • 1¾ cups chicken broth or water
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lbs. Chicken tenders, boneless, skinless
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 cup salsa (Your favorite kind)
  • 1½ cups Sargento┬« Off the Block 4 Cheese Mexican
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped (optional)
  1. In a medium pot bring water or chicken broth to a boil Add Couscous and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
  2. Meanwhile in a 10" oven safe skillet, add olive oil and chicken tenders. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook each side for about 4 minutes or until cooked through.
  3. Take the chicken out the skillet once cooked and cut up into bite size pieces.
  4. Heat broiler on low
  5. In the skillet you cooked the chicken in, spray with cooking spray, and add the cooked couscous, chicken and salsa. Mix until combined. Sprinkle the top with cheese.
  6. Place in the broiler and cook until cheese is melted, about 3- 5 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro, is desired.
I used Chipotle Garlic Salsa, but you can use any kind you like.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: Approx. 1 cup Calories: 372 Fat: 14 Carbohydrates: 29 Sugar: 0 Sodium: 530 Fiber: 2.3 Protein: 32 Cholesterol: 82
Recipe by PB + P Design at