Red Wine-Braised Chicken With Couscous Recipe

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Red Wine-Braised Chicken With Couscous
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  1. Place garlic in a small saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 2 minutes. Drain; set garlic aside.
  2. Sprinkle chicken with pepper.
  3. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  4. Add chicken; cook 10 minutes or until browned, turning once.
  5. Remove chicken from pan.
  6. Increase heat to high; add wine to pan.
  7. Cook until reduced to 1 cup (about 5 minutes). Remove from heat.
  8. Stir in garlic, drumsticks, thighs, broth, tomato, and tomato paste.
  9. Bring to a boil.
  10. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes.
  11. Add breast halves; cover and cook 30 minutes, turning chicken after 10 minutes. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm.
  12. Increase heat to medium-high; add olives and capers to pan.
  13. Cook, uncovered, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Return chicken to pan, turning to coat.
  14. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.
  15. Serve with couscous. Garnish with parsley, if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 865.72 Kcal (3625 kJ)
Calories from fat 486.95 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 54.11g 83%
Cholesterol 178.06mg 59%
Sodium 678.07mg 28%
Potassium 802.29mg 17%
Total Carbs 31.35g 10%
Sugars 4.4g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2.16g 9%
Protein 44.84g 90%
Vitamin C 15.2mg 25%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Calcium 98.4mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 160.57 Kcal (672 kJ)
Calories from fat 90.32 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.04g 83%
Cholesterol 33.03mg 59%
Sodium 125.77mg 28%
Potassium 148.81mg 17%
Total Carbs 5.82g 10%
Sugars 0.82g 18%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 9%
Protein 8.32g 90%
Vitamin C 2.8mg 25%
Iron 0.1mg 2%
Calcium 18.2mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 21.4
  • 21

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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