Golden Lemon-Olive Chicken with Pine Nut Couscous

Golden Lemon-Olive Chicken with Pine Nut Couscous
19 Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 medium onions peeled, each cut into 6 wedges, root end intact
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 4 large cloves garlic, crushed
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup good quality pitted large green olives
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 4 Meyer lemons or organic lemons, 2 sliced, 1 zested and juiced, plus 1 juiced
  • 1 generous pinch saffron threads, 12 to 15 threads
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 quart homemade or store-bought chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons turmeric, half a palmful
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin, half a palmful
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 to 2 pounds poached chicken, diced or shredded
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1 1/2 cups couscous
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped parsley leaves
Nutrition
1151
58% daily value
4 servings
                                       
                                            high-​fiber
     

Fat

102% 67

Saturated

104% 21

Trans

- 1

Monounsaturated

- 28

Polyunsaturated

- 12

Carbs

28% 84

Carbs (net)

- 75

Fiber

39% 10

Sugars

- 9

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

112% 56

Cholesterol

65% 194

Sodium

72% 1719

Calcium

16% 155

Magnesium

34% 134

Potassium

33% 1149

Iron

39% 7

Zinc

30% 5

Phosphorus

84% 585

Vitamin A

27% 244

Vitamin C

80% 48

Thiamin (B1)

32% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

36% 1

Niacin (B3)

104% 21

Vitamin B6

59% 1

Folate equivalent (total)

24% 94

Folate (food)

- 79

Folic acid

- 9

Vitamin B12

11% 1

Vitamin D

0% 1

Vitamin E

23% 5

Vitamin K

99% 80
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