Prep Time 30 min
Total Time 30 min
Enjoy this spiced chicken recipe that’s ready in just 30 minutes – perfect for a dinner.
1 tablespoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 cups water
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups uncooked couscous
1/4 cup raisins, if desired
1 small papaya, peeled, seeded and sliced
1. In small bowl, mix paprika, salt, cumin, allspice and cinnamon. Coat both sides of chicken with spice mixture.
2. In 10-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Cook chicken in oil 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
3. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat water and 1 teaspoon oil just to boiling. Stir in couscous; remove from heat. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. Fluff couscous before serving; stir in raisins. Serve chicken with couscous and papaya.
- Looking for something quick but fancy to serve guests? Dress up this dish with warmed pita folds drizzled with olive oil or melted butter or with Middle Eastern flatbread.