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Chicken zucchini couscous salad

Chicken zucchini couscous salad

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Difficulty
Easy 👌
Preparation
30 min
Baking
0 min
Resting
0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
150 g
couscous
300 g
chicken breasts
100 g
arugula
2
zucchini
150 g
cherry tomatoes
50 g
cashews
2 sprigs
rosemary
½
lemon
1 tsp
grainy mustard
1 tbsp
balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp
olive oil
1 tbsp
honey
salt
pepper
olive oil (for frying)
flour (for breading)
1 tsp
Kitchen Stories Dressing Up seasoning (optional)
MetricImperial

Utensils

pot (small, with lid), cutting board, knife, meat tenderizer, frying pan (small), frying pan (large), glass jar, large bowl, Dressing Up seasoning

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Nutrition per serving

Cal357
Fat13 g
Protein31 g
Carb29 g
  • Step 1/ 7

    Allow couscous to stand and cook in boiled water, according to package instructions, and set aside.
    • 150 g couscous
    • pot (small, with lid)

    Allow couscous to stand and cook in boiled water, according to package instructions, and set aside.

  • Step 2/ 7

    Halve zucchini and cut into sticks. Finely chop rosemary and halve cherry tomatoes.
    • 2 zucchini
    • 2 sprigs rosemary
    • 150 g cherry tomatoes
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Halve zucchini and cut into sticks. Finely chop rosemary and halve cherry tomatoes.

  • Step 3/ 7

    Flatten chicken fillets and coat them lightly with some flour and the chopped rosemary.
    • 300 g chicken breasts
    • flour (for breading)
    • meat tenderizer

    Flatten chicken fillets and coat them lightly with some flour and the chopped rosemary.

  • Step 4/ 7

    Toast cashews without oil in a small frying pan for approx. 2 – 3 min. until golden brown.
    • 50 g cashews
    • frying pan (small)

    Toast cashews without oil in a small frying pan for approx. 2 – 3 min. until golden brown.

  • Step 5/ 7

    Heat some olive oil in a frying pan and fry zucchini on all sides for approx. 8 – 10 min. until tender. Remove from pan and set aside.
    • olive oil (for frying)
    • frying pan (large)

    Heat some olive oil in a frying pan and fry zucchini on all sides for approx. 8 – 10 min. until tender. Remove from pan and set aside.

  • Step 6/ 7

    Add a little more oil in the same pan and fry chicken in it for approx. 2 – 3 min. per side until golden brown. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with some lemon juice.
    • salt
    • pepper
    • ½ lemon

    Add a little more oil in the same pan and fry chicken in it for approx. 2 – 3 min. per side until golden brown. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with some lemon juice.

  • Step 7/ 7

    For the vinaigrette, combine our DRESSING UP seasoning (if using), olive oil, vinegar, mustard, honey, and salt and pepper. In a large bowl, toss couscous with zucchini, tomatoes, arugula, and cashews. Dress with vinaigrette and serve with sautéed chicken on top.
    • 1 tsp Kitchen Stories Dressing Up seasoning (optional)
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
    • 1 tsp grainy mustard
    • 1 tbsp honey
    • salt
    • pepper
    • glass jar
    • large bowl
    • Dressing Up seasoning

    For the vinaigrette, combine our DRESSING UP seasoning (if using), olive oil, vinegar, mustard, honey, and salt and pepper. In a large bowl, toss couscous with zucchini, tomatoes, arugula, and cashews. Dress with vinaigrette and serve with sautéed chicken on top.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Chicken zucchini couscous salad

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