Chinese Sesame Chicken with Couscous
1-1/2 cups water
1 cup uncooked whole wheat couscous
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cups coleslaw mix
4 green onions, sliced
2 tablespoons plus
1/2 cup reduced-fat Asian toasted sesame salad dressing, divided
2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
Chopped peanuts, optional
- In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Stir in couscous. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 5-10 minutes or until water is absorbed. Fluff with a fork.
- In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add coleslaw mix; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or just until tender. Add green onions, 2 tablespoons dressing and couscous; heat through. Remove couscous from pan; keep warm.
- In same skillet, add chicken and remaining dressing; cook and stir over medium heat until heated through. Serve over couscous; top with cilantro and, if desired, peanuts.
Recipe by Chef: Naylet LaRochelle