Poached Chicken and Vegetables with Couscous


food network
30 mins (prep 10, cooking 20)
12 ingredients
4 servings, plus 4 extra poached chicken breasts


Categories:  poultry , carrot , for-a-family , spring , chicken , dinner , low-fat , couscous , low-calorie , winter , main-dish , poaching , american , fall , celery , summer , simmer ,
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Ingredients

  • 8 pieces boneless, skinless chicken breast (4 are for portuguese chicken recipe)
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and sliced diagonally into 1/2-inch slices
  • 3 ribs celery, cut into 2-inch pieces on an angle
  • 1 small to medium onion, cut into 1 1/2 inch chunks
  • 1 bay leaf, fresh or dried
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup instant couscous
  • 10 blades chives, snipped or chopped, garnish
  • 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley, for garnish

Nutrition

Serving Size (408.06 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 292.22 Calories from Fat 41.4
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4.6g 28.29%
Saturated Fat 1.21g 24.12%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 10.8mg 14.4%
Sodium 519.12mg 86.52%
Total Carbohydrate 46.2g 61.6%
Dietary Fiber 2.16 g 34.6%
Sugars 5.69 g %
Protein 14.59g 116.73%
Vitamin A 10.8IU% Vitamin C 0.72mg%
Calcium 21.18mg% Iron 1.22mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
boneless, large carrot, ribs celery, small, medium onion, fresh thyme, instant, chopped flat-leaf parsley
 

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