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:

1,485 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, No Sugar Added

Daily value:



  • Fat 185g 284%
  • Carbs 261g 87%
  • Saturated 37g 187%
  • Fiber 37g 149%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 90g
  • Monounsaturated 55g
  • Polyunsaturated 31g
  • Protein 1,471g 2,943%
  • Cholesterol 4,636mg 1,545%
  • Sodium 4,593mg 191%
  • Calcium 938mg 94%
  • Magnesium 2,218mg 554%
  • Potassium 25,216mg 720%
  • Iron 43mg 236%
  • Zinc 49mg 324%
  • Phosphorus 14,255mg 2,036%
  • Vitamin A 3,542µg 394%
  • Vitamin C 109mg 181%
  • Thiamin (B1) 7mg 452%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 12mg 721%
  • Niacin (B3) 625mg 3,127%
  • Vitamin B6 53mg 2,653%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 1,299µg 325%
  • Vitamin B12 14µg 227%
  • Vitamin D 64IU 16%
  • Vitamin E 46mg 231%
  • Vitamin K 1,596µg 1,995%
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