Grilled Sesame Chicken with Orange Carrot Couscous

  • Prep Time:
    20 minutes

  • Cook Time:
    10 minutes

  • Yield:
    4 servings


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 cup sesame vinaigrette plus additional for serving
  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup R.W. Knudsen Family® Organic Orange Carrot Juice Blend
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Santa Cruz Organic® Pure Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 cup peeled, seeded and diced cucumber
  • 3 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. PLACE chicken in a medium bowl, and coat completely with vinaigrette. Cover and refrigerate at least two hours or overnight.
  2. PLACE couscous in small bowl. Bring salt and orange carrot juice to boil in small saucepan.
  3. POUR hot juice over couscous, cover with plastic wrap. Uncover bowl after 5 minutes, use a fork to "fluff" and separate the couscous. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Adjust seasoning.
  4. HEAT grill to medium heat. Remove chicken from marinade, season with salt and pepper. Discard marinade. Grill chicken about 6 minutes per side or until internal temperature reaches 165F. Serve over couscous with drizzle of sesame vinaigrette.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Calories Per Serving: 410
Total Fat Grams: 11g
Calories From Fat Grams: 100
Saturated Fat Grams: 2g
Saturated Fat Grams Percent Daily Value: 10%
Cholesterol: 75mg
Cholesterol Percent Daily Value: 25%
Sodium: 890mg
Sodium Percent Daily Value: 37%
Carbohydrates: 44g
Carbohydrates Percent Daily Value: 15%
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Dietary Fiber Percent Daily Value: 14%
Sugars: 7g
Protein: 33g
Vitamin A Percent Daily Value: 30%
Calcium Percent Daily Value: 6%
Vitamin C Percent Daily Value: 35%
Iron Percent Daily Value: 10%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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