Lemon Olive Chicken With Couscous Recipe

Lemon Olive Chicken With Couscous is a flavorful and healthy dish that combines tender chicken with tangy lemon and briny olives. The chicken is marinated in a mixture of lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and herbs, then roasted to perfection. Served with fluffy couscous and garnished with fresh herbs, this dish is a perfect balance of flavors and textures.

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1hr 10minstotal
10minsPrep
1hr Cook
1hr 10m.total
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Ingredients for Lemon Olive Chicken With Couscous Recipe

  • 1 Chicken Thighs
  • 1/2 Juice Lemons
  • 3/4 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 3/4 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • 1/4 cup Pitted Green Olives
  • 1/4 cup Couscous
  • as per your need Fresh Herbs For Garnish

Directions: Lemon Olive Chicken With Couscous Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, combine lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper. Add chicken and marinate for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Place the marinated chicken in a baking dish and scatter olives around it.
  • STEP 3.Roast the chicken for 25-30 minutes or until cooked through. Meanwhile, prepare the couscous according to package instructions.
  • STEP 4.Serve the roasted chicken over a bed of couscous, garnished with fresh herbs. Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, add lemon zest to the marinade.
  • You can use bone-in or boneless chicken thighs for this recipe.
  • Feel free to add vegetables like bell peppers or cherry tomatoes to the baking dish for a complete meal.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover chicken can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the chicken in the oven or microwave until heated through.
  • Serve the leftovers with fresh lemon wedges for an extra burst of citrus flavor.
Nutrition
value
429
calories per serving
27 g Fat25 g Protein18 g Carbs25 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    27g
  • Protein
    25g
  • Carbs
    18g
  • Fiber
    25g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    18g
  • Protein
    25g
  • Fiber
    25g

Fats

  • Fat
    27g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    130mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    320mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    8mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    236mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    214mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    214mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    357mg
  • Selenium
    19mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp