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!


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  • 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


  1. For 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.
  2. Cover; 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.
  3. In 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

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