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horseradish chicken with couscous

Recipe by
Sara Andrea
Eugene, OR

This meal just feels fancy with not a lot of fuss. Pairs great with a nice sweet white wine.

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For horseradish chicken with couscous

  • cooking spray
  • 6
    chicken breasts
  • 3 c
    chicken broth, divided
  • 2 c
    plain couscous
  • 1 tsp
    orange zest
  • 3 Tbsp
    parsley, chopped
  • 1
    yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    prepared horseradish
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • 3/4 c
    half and half
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    olive oil

How To Make horseradish chicken with couscous

  • 1
    Coat skillet with cooking spray. Salt and pepper chicken then add to hot skillet. Cook 6 minutes on each side. Place in oven to keep warm.
  • 2
    On another burner, add 2 cups broth and 1/2 T olive oil to sauce pan. Bring to boil. Remove from heat, add couscous, zest, parsley and stir. Cover and remove from heat.
  • 3
    Using the chicken skillet, add onion, horseradish and thyme. Cook and stir for three minutes. Add mustard, remaining 1 cup of broth, and half & half. Simmer until liquid is reduced by half (about 5 minutes). Return chicken to skillet and cook 1 more minute.
  • 4
    To serve, scoop 1/3 cup couscous onto plate, put breast on top and cover with pan sauce.