Greek Chicken and Feta Couscous

I decided to crack open my Rachael Ray 30-Minute Get Real Meals cookbook and make dinner from it. I found this really tasty chicken and salad recipe but the only problem was that I didn't have anything for the salad. So I looked in my pantry found the couscous and went to work. I am a huge fan of the yogurt marinated chicken. It not only kept the chicken moist but it gave it flavor as well. If you use wooden skewers be sure to soak them in water for at least 15 minutes before you use them. It helps to keep them from burning as fast as they would if they were dry.

  • 1 c. plain fat free yogurt
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp. Montreal steak seasoning
  • 2 chicken breast, cut into bite size chunks
  1. In a bowl combine yogurt, spices and chicken and let marinate one hour in the refrigerator.
  2. Thread meat onto skewers. Brush the grill with oil and grill meat for 5-6 minutes on each side.

Feta Couscous
  • 1 (5.4 oz) box wild mushroom couscous
  • 1/4 c. feta, crumbled
  • 2 plum tomatoes, chopped small
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  1. Follow the direction for the couscous but add oregano to the water.
  2. After fluffing the couscous add tomatoes and feta and mix.

On another note after 6 years of service in the Marine Corp, The Mr. picked up Staff Sergeant yesterday. I could not be more proud of him. They did the promotion at the National Museum of the Marine Corp and they even let me pin him.


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Yenta Mary said...

MAZAL TOV on the promotion -- how wonderful!!! And the chicken looks fabulous!

best cook said...

mmmmmmmm this sounds delicious!!!Thank you for sharing!und

robin @ penny pinching provisions said...

I love that cookbook! It's one of my favorites. These sound and look wonderful.

Haupi said...

Congratulations Patrick and thank you!

This was a really great recipe. I didn't think that that Rachel Ray cook book was any good because what she fixes on her show I've tried to repeat and it always a mess! Maybe I should take another look since this was really simple, easy and sort of impressive. Thanks for sharing this onel.


Doitagain said...

Congrats to Patrick! My Dad was/is a Marine (he is no longer serving, but says once you're in, you're one for life), my older brother and now my younger brother. You must be so proud!

I read often but don't really comment-thanks for writing. I am so going to try the yogurt chicken! YUM!

Julie M. said...

Congratulations to your husband! That's a big honor! This dish looks so yummy. I love Rachael's cooking. I have one of her cookbooks too.

Thanks for sharing and thanks for stopping by my blog. It's nice to meet you!

Cafe Groenhout said...

Please give Pat my congratulations!

Dinner looks super tasty - and so easy! There's something about yogurt-marinated chicken that's just perfect. Glad you're giving Rachael another chance! ;)

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Anncoo said...

Love this chicken dish with the combination of yogurt. Thanks!

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Mhel said...

Congratulations to your hubby!

Wow, glad to have found a foodie blog thru Friendly Friday Follow!!

Im a new follower now! Love your recipes. Hope you could follow through, drop by and and say hi!! Looking forward for a future recipe exchange.... Happy Friday!

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Hi, I am following you from FF. Nice to meet you. Great site. Yummy!!! I hope that you have a great weekend!

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Hello Dear!
I love Couscous! Cool recipe!
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The Bush League Cook said...

Hi! Following from FFF! This looks so yummy!

Congrats to your husband on his promotion!

McMom said...

My whole family loves cous cous so I'll have to try your recipe. Thanks for sharing.

Joanne said...

Congrats to your husband!

I haven't cooked a Rachael Ray dish in a while but you are making me remember how good they can be! I'm definitely going to give this a try.

April@The 21st Century Housewife said...

Huge congratulations to you both! And your recipe sounds delicious too!

Jerri said...

Congats to Patrick! We really appreciate his service.

Great recipe this week too! Thanks for linking up for Friday Favorites!