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INGREDIENTS  (To make approximately 6 servings)


1      Cup of water

¾     Cup of uncooked cous cous

2      Cups of cooked and chopped chicken

¾     Cup of celery, thinly sliced

¾     Cup of fresh peas (Thawed frozen peas would do just as well)

¼     Cup of sliced green onions

¼     Cup of mayonnaise

¼     Cup of sour cream

¼     Cup of chicken broth

1      Teaspoon of Dijon mustard

Sea salt and cracked black pepper to taste






(1)      Bring the water to a boil in a medium sized saucepan and gradually stir in the couscous

(2)      Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for about 5 minutes

(3)      Fluff with a fork

(4)      Combine the couscous, chicken, celery, peas, and green onions in a large bowl

(5)      Combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard, chicken broth, salt and pepper, stirring well with a whisk

(6)      Add to the cous cous mixture and toss well

(7)      Cover and chill for at least 2 hours



Cous cous makes a great alternative to rice.  It is cheaper and quicker to cook

Cous cous - the grain so nice, they named it twice!


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