Greek Chicken Couscous Bowls

Servings:
Greek Chicken Couscous Bowls 4.40/5 (5 votes)

A perfect meal for a Monday night when all you want to do is sit down and eat! The couscous base is a play on tabouleh with a nice light lemon vinaigrette. Then piled high with rotisserie chicken, crisp veggies, salty feta, and a nice light and simple tzatizi yogurt sauce. Dig in!

Greek Chicken and Couscous Bowls

SERVINGS : 4 PEOPLE PREP TIME : MINUTES

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 cup couscous, uncooked
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken stock, or water
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 5.3 oz Greek yogurt
  • kosher salt
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed or minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 3 cups rotisserie chicken, skinned and torn
  • 1/2 cucumber, cut into moons
  • 1 cup matchstick carrots
  • 2 roma tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese crumbles (or goat cheese crumbles), crumbled

DIRECTIONS

  1. Heat 1T olive oil in a pan over medium high heat. When it begins to shimmer add the couscous and cook, stirring frequently, until it is golden brown.
  2. Add stock and bring to a boil. Reduce to a low boil and cook according to package directions.
  3. Drain and transfer to a bowl. Toss with kosher salt, lemon juice, and remaining olive oil. Divide between serving bowls.
  4. Combine yogurt, salt, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, and dill weed in a small dish.
  5. Build bowls by adding portions of chicken, cucumber, tomato, carrots, feta, and yogurt sauce.
  6. Serve.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories 617 Fat 16 Sat Fat 4 Sodium 365 Carbs 70 Sugars 4 Fiber 5 Protein 46.

NOTES

KID NOTE: Deconstruct the bowl and serve portions of undressed couscous, chicken, and veggies.

VEGETARIAN TIP: Replace the chicken with chickpeas.

GLUTEN MODIFICATIONS:  Use rice instead of couscous.

1 Comment

  1. KusmierFamily says:

    This was a great quick meal! I have some already sliced beef needing to be used, so I cooked it with some Greek seasoning. That sauce had my kids licking their plates!

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