Chicken with Couscous and Orange

Use the supermarket staple of rotisserie chicken to create this simple dinner. Shred the chicken and combine with couscous, mint, and orange to create a refreshing meal.

  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, October 2010


  • 1 cup couscous
  • 1 cup shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1/3 cup pistachios, toasted and coarsely chopped
  • 1 navel orange, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons red-wine vinegar
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. In a medium bowl, pour 1 cup boiling water over couscous. Cover and let sit until tender, 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. In another medium bowl, combine chicken, pistachios, orange, mint, oil and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper. Toss couscous with chicken mixture.


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