Chicken Tenders With Swiss Chard and Israeli Couscous Recipe

Savor the flavors of spring with this chicken tenders recipe.


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Israeli-Couscous

Israeli Couscous is a grain that resembles pasta.

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This Chicken Tenders With Swiss Chard and Israeli Couscous Recipe uses the zest and juice of a lemon to flavor chicken and this pastalike grain. Fresh wilted Swiss chard, another spring favorite, adds both color and nutritional depth to the dish.

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Chicken Tenders With Swiss Chard and Israeli Couscous Recipe

1/3 cup golden raisins
2 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth, warmed
1 1/4 pounds chicken tenders
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 pound Swiss chard, halved along the ribs and sliced crosswise into 3/4-inch-thick ribbons
2 cups Israeli couscous
1 lemon, zested and juiced
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted

Place raisins in warmed broth.

Season chicken tenders with salt and black pepper.

In large, lidded sauté pan, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat. Add Swiss chard and sauté, stirring and tossing, for 4 to 5 minutes, or until wilted. Remove from pan.





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