Leftover grilled chicken is an easy and quick way to create a meal the next day. When you are cooking or grilling chicken make extra for another meal and it will eliminate a step. Add your favorite ingredients and a meal is on the table fast. If you donâ€™t have all the ingredients being used, add what you have on hand or what you would prefer.Â Also orzo pasta would be a great substitute for the Israeli style couscous.Â Â Lemon Infused Olive Oil can be purchased on-line at Spicewood Food Company.
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1/2 cup of a red or yellowÂ onion diced
1 – 8 oz. package of Israeli style couscous
2 cubes of Dorot brand garlic or two cloves of garlic crushed
2 – 14 oz. cans of 99% fat free chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt
2 large sprigs of basil, stems removed and cut using the chiffonade technique
5 cups of grilled chicken breast cut into cubes
1 cup of diced tomatoes
3 more sprigs of basil, stems removed and cut using the chiffonade technique
1/4 cup of Lemon Infused OliveÂ Oil or regular olive oil and lemon juice
Heat olive oil over medium high heat in a large deep skillet. Add onions and sautÃ© until translucent. Add couscous and sautÃ© until lightly browned, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic, broth, salt and the basil. Stir and cover. Lower heat and simmer until all liquid is absorbed, about 20 minutes. Once all liquid is absorbed add the chicken, tomatoes, remaining fresh basil and lemon infused olive oil. Stir until well combined. Serve family style.
Try Gabbiano Pinot Grigio (Italy), Pomelo Sauvignon BlancÂ (California), Villa Maria Chardonnay Private BinÂ (Marlborough, New Zealand),Â Samuel AdamsÂ® HefeweizenÂ (Boston, MA) with lemon wedges,Â Paulaner Hefe-Weizen (Germany) with lemon wedges or Flensburger Brauerei Gold Premium LagerÂ (Germany) with lemon wedges.
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