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:

1,525 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, Pork Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:



  • Fat 31g 47%
  • Carbs 54g 18%
  • Saturated 6g 31%
  • Fiber 7g 29%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 25g
  • Monounsaturated 9g
  • Polyunsaturated 5g
  • Protein 246g 491%
  • Cholesterol 773mg 258%
  • Sodium 766mg 32%
  • Calcium 166mg 17%
  • Magnesium 377mg 94%
  • Potassium 4,303mg 123%
  • Iron 7mg 40%
  • Zinc 8mg 54%
  • Phosphorus 2,385mg 341%
  • Vitamin A 591µg 66%
  • Vitamin C 18mg 30%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 76%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 2mg 121%
  • Niacin (B3) 104mg 522%
  • Vitamin B6 9mg 444%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 219µg 55%
  • Vitamin B12 2µg 38%
  • Vitamin D 11IU 3%
  • Vitamin E 8mg 38%
  • Vitamin K 266µg 333%
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