Moroccan Chicken Stew



  • 2 Cups  reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 2/3 Cups  quick cooking couscous
  • pitted dates, quartered
  • 1 /14 Pound  boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size pieces
  • green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon  vegetable oil
  • 1 Teaspoon  cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon  paprika
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  turmeric
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  ground red pepper
  • 2 Cups  baby carrots, halved lengthwise
  • 2 Cups  2 cups torn, fresh spinach or 10 ounces frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 1 1/4 Cup  mixed multi-grain flakes and crunchy oat clusters, such as Kellogg's Smart Start Cereal

Chicken and vegetables are combined with spices, couscous, and crunchy cereal for a healthy and satisfying meal.

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In a medium saucepan, bring 1 cup of the chicken broth to a boil. Stir in couscous and dates. Remove from heat. Cover. Let stand at least 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

In 12-inch nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken, onions, and garlic in hot oil for 3 minutes or until chicken is tender. Sprinkle with cumin, paprika, turmeric, cinnamon, and red pepper. Stir in carrots. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Add remaining 1 cup broth to chicken mixture. Bring to a boil.

Meanwhile, place spinach in colander. Firmly press to remove excess liquid. Stir spinach and cereal into couscous. Spoon couscous mixture into 6 serving bowls. Ladle chicken mixture over couscous mixture. Serve immediately.



Calories per serving:

1,449 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Protein, High Fiber, Low Carb Dairy Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:



  • Fat 183g 281%
  • Carbs 306g 102%
  • Saturated 37g 186%
  • Fiber 36g 143%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 135g
  • Protein 1,391g 2,782%
  • Cholesterol 4,064mg 1,355%
  • Sodium 8,923mg 372%
  • Calcium 917mg 92%
  • Magnesium 2,128mg 532%
  • Potassium 27,586mg 788%
  • Iron 41mg 228%
  • Zinc 43mg 285%
  • Phosphorus 14,120mg 2,017%
  • Vitamin A 30,852IU 617%
  • Vitamin C 179mg 298%
  • Thiamin (B1) 4mg 292%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 7mg 425%
  • Niacin (B3) 676mg 3,378%
  • Vitamin B6 48mg 2,419%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 930µg 232%
  • Vitamin B12 13µg 216%
  • Vitamin D 6µg 2%
  • Vitamin E 22mg 111%
  • Vitamin K 1,576µg 1,969%
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 59g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 29g
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