Citrus Marinated Chicken

with Roasted Veggie Couscous

Citrus Marinated Chicken with Roasted Veggie Couscous

Two Chef MIssion
This citrus marinade brings a level of brightness and acidity that levels out the rich taste of the roasted veggies while still keeping everything light and not too heavy.
No ratings yet
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 2 people
Calories 166 kcal


  • Cutting Board
  • Chef Knife
  • Saute Pan
  • Sheet Tray
  • Thermometer
  • Tongs
  • Heat resistant spoon/spatula
  • Mixing bowl
  • Deep Pan or Ziploc Bag


  • 1 each Chicken Breast halved
  • 1/2 each Lime juice and zest
  • 1/2 each Orange juice and zest
  • 1 clove Garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup Couscous
  • 1/4 each Onion diced
  • 1/2 each Bell Pepper diced
  • 1/2 each Squash diced
  • 1/2 Tbsp Dill chopped
  • Olive Oil as needed
  • Salt as needed
  • Pepper as needed


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Toss the chicken with oil, salt, pepper, lime and orange juice and zest and minced garlic. Let marinate in a deep pan or ziploc bag for 15-20 minutes.
  • Cook couscous per container instructions.
  • Heat a saute pan and sear the chicken on each side, remove and put on a sheet tray to finish in the oven until an internal temp of 165 degrees, about 12-15 minutes.
  • In the same pan that you sauteed the chicken in, add a little oil and add in the onion and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add in the squash, dill and season with salt and pepper. Cook for an additional 2 minutes before adding the bell pepper, adjusting the seasoning to your tastes and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
  • Mix the vegetables with the couscous. Serve the chicken over it.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 166kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 6gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 5mgPotassium: 72mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 27IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Chicken, Chicken Dishes, Chicken Recipes, Couscous, Easy Chicken Recipes, Lime, Mediterranean, Orange, Recipes, roast, Simple Recipes, Spring, Squash, vegetables
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Leave a Reply