Chicken with Orange Couscous

Chicken With Orange Couscous Recipe

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Donna Roth


The first time I had this was at a potluck years ago. It was so good!

★★★★★ 1 vote


3/4 c
plum sauce
1/3 c
orange juice
1/4 c
orange marmalade
2 Tbsp
quick-cooking tapioca
1/4 tsp
anise seeds, crushed
2 3/4 lb
skinless, boneless chicken thighs
orange peel strips (optional garnish)


2 1/4 c
1 Tbsp
orange marmalade
1-10oz pkg
quick-cooking couscous
1/4 tsp
orange slices (optional garnish)

How to Make Chicken with Orange Couscous


  • 1For sauce, in a small bowl combine plum sauce, orange juice, the 1/4 cup orange marmalade, tapioca, and anise seeds. Place chicken in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Pour sauce over chicken.
  • 2Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2-1/2 to 3 hours. Remove chicken; keep warm. Skim fat from sauce.
  • 3In a medium saucepan bring water and the 1 tablespoon orange marmalade to boiling; remove from heat. Stir in couscous and salt. Cover; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork just before serving. Serve chicken and sauce with couscous. If desired, garnish chicken with orange peel strips and couscous with orange slices.

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About Chicken with Orange Couscous

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy