Intense Herbalicious Chicken Cutlets with Fruity Nut Couscous

Intense Herbalicious Chicken Cutlets with Fruity Nut Couscous
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 60
  • Servings: 4.0

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About this Recipe

Adding fruit to the couscous is a welcomed sweetness, adding balance to the herbed chicken.


1 Package Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Thin Sliced Chicken Breasts
1/4 cup (60 mL) Olive oil
1/4 cup (60 mL) Lime juice
1/2 cup (125 mL) Chopped cilantro
2 tsp (10 mL) Cumin
Salt and pepper
1 cup (250 mL) Couscous
1 Green onion, sliced
1/3 cup (80 mL) Slivered almonds
1/4 cup (60 mL) Finely chopped dried apricots
1/4 cup (60 mL) Finely diced red pepper
1 tsp (5 mL) Cumin
Salt and pepper
1/4 cup (60 mL) Olive oil
2 tbsp (30 mL) Chopped fresh cilantro
3 tbsp (45 mL) Lime juice
1 Clove of Garlic, minced
2 tsp (10 mL) Honey
1 tsp (5 mL) Ground cumin


PLACE chicken in a large resealable plastic bag.

MIX together olive oil, lime juice, cilantro, cumin, salt and pepper. Pour over chicken, seal bag and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

PREHEAT BBQ to medium-high.

GREASE grill and cook chicken for 4-5 minutes per side or until chicken has reached an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).

PREPARE couscous according to package directions. Stir in green onion, almonds, apricots, red peppers and cumin. Season with salt and pepper.

WHISK all dressing ingredients together and drizzle over prepared couscous.

SERVE chicken with couscous.


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