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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Couscous with Chicken, Pine nuts and Feta Cheese


1 Packet (5.9oz) pre-cooked dry couscous
(you can substitute couscous with dry roasted rava/semolina)
Olive oil - 2 tbs
Chicken breast (8oz) cut into 1/2 inch pieces
Minced garlic - 1tsp
Water - 1 1/4 cup
Dry white wine - 2tbs
Red chilly flakes - 1/2 tsp
Feta Cheese - 1/4 cup - crumbled
Toasted Pine nuts - 2 tbs
Parmesan cheese - 1/4 cup
Spring onions for garnish
Salt to taste


Heat the olive oil in a skillet. Add the chicken and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes till the chicken is no longer pink inside. Stir in the water, wine, dry red chilly flakes, salt and Parmesan cheese and bring to boil. Stir in the couscous. Remove from flame and cover. After 5 minutes fluff couscous lightly with a fork then    stir in the feta cheese, pine nuts, spring onion and serve immediately.

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