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Citrus & Spice Marinated Chicken

Citrus & Spice Marinated Chicken

with Roasted Carrots, Apricot Cilantro Couscous & Garlic Yogurt Sauce

Making a quick marinade is one of our favorite ways for taking chicken dinners from ordinary to extraordinary—it not only infuses the meat with tons of flavor, but also tenderizes it for mouthwatering texture. This easy version comes together with orange and lemon juice for brightness, plus an aromatic Tunisian spice blend for warming notes. Once the chicken soaks up all that deliciousness, it’s seared, drizzled with a tangy pan sauce, and served over apricot-studded couscous with a creamy garlic yogurt sauce. Ready to MEAT your match?


Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time40 minutes
Prep Time10 minutes


serving amount

9 ounce


10 ounce

Chicken Cutlets

1 unit


1 unit


1 tablespoon

Tunisian Spice Blend

1 clove


2.5 ounce

Israeli Couscous

(Contains Wheat)

1 ounce

Dried Apricots

2 unit

Chicken Stock Concentrate

¼ ounce


2 tablespoon


(Contains Milk)

Not included in your delivery

7 teaspoon

Olive Oil

1.5 teaspoon


2 tablespoon


(Contains Milk)




Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3264 kJ
Calories780 kcal
Fat34 g
Saturated Fat11 g
Carbohydrate82 g
Sugar28 g
Dietary Fiber11 g
Protein40 g
Cholesterol135 mg
Sodium1310 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Small Bowl
Large Bowl
Paper Towel
Baking Sheet
Small pot
Large Pan


Prep & Make Garlic Yogurt

• Adjust rack to top position and preheat oven to 425 degrees. Wash and dry all produce. • Peel and mince garlic. Zest and quarter lemon. Zest and halve orange. Roughly chop cilantro. • In a small bowl, combine yogurt with a pinch of garlic to taste. Add water 1 tsp at a time until mixture reaches a drizzling consistency. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

Marinate Chicken

• In a large bowl, whisk together lemon zest, orange zest, juice from half the lemon, juice from half the orange, half the Tunisian Spice, 2 TBSP olive oil, 1 tsp sugar, 1 tsp salt, and pepper. (For 4 servings, use all the Tunisian Spice, 4 TBSP olive oil, 2 tsp sugar, and 2 tsp salt.) • Pat chicken* dry with paper towels, then add to bowl with marinade; turn a few times to coat. Set aside to marinate.

Roast Carrots

• Trim, peel, and cut carrots on a diagonal into ½-inch-thick pieces. Toss on a baking sheet with a drizzle of olive oil, salt, and pepper. • Roast on top rack until browned and tender, 20-25 minutes.

Cook Couscous

• While carrots roast, melt 1 TBSP butter in a small pot over medium-high heat. Add remaining garlic; cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. • Stir in couscous, half the stock concentrates, ¾ cup water (1½ cups for 4 servings), and a big pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce to a low simmer. Cook until couscous is tender, 6-8 minutes. • Keep covered off heat until ready to serve.

Cook Chicken

• Meanwhile, heat a large, preferably nonstick, pan over medium heat. TIP: Medium heat is key in preventing the marinade from burning. If chicken begins to brown too quickly, lower heat. • Remove chicken from marinade, allowing excess to drip off. Add chicken to pan and cook until browned and cooked through, 4-6 minutes per side. • Turn off heat; transfer chicken to a plate. Wash out pan.

Make Pan Sauce

• Return same pan to medium-high heat. Add remaining stock concentrates, ¼ cup water (1⁄3 cup for 4 servings), juice from remaining orange, a squeeze of lemon juice, and ½ tsp sugar. Bring to a boil, then simmer until thickened, 2-3 minutes. • Turn off heat. Stir in 1 TBSP butter (2 TBSP for 4). Season with salt and pepper.

Finish & Serve

• Fluff couscous with a fork; stir in apricots and half the cilantro; season with salt and pepper. • Divide couscous, carrots, and chicken between plates. Spoon pan sauce over chicken. Drizzle with garlic yogurt sauce. Garnish everything with remaining cilantro. Slice any remaining lemon into wedges and serve on the side.