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Tuesday, October 18 2011
Plum, orange, and anise flavor this chicken dinner recipe.

Servings: 6 servings

3/4 cup plum sauce 1/3 cup orange juice1/4 cup orange marmalade 2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca 1/4 teaspoon anise seeds, crushed 2-1/2 to 2-3/4 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs 2-1/4 cups water 1 tablespoon orange marmalade 1 10-ounce package quick-cooking couscous 1/4 teaspoon salt Orange peel strips and orange slices (optional)

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1 For sauce, in a small bowl combine plum sauce, orange juice, the 1/4 cup orange marmalade, tapioca, and anise seeds. Place chicken in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Pour sauce over chicken.
2 Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2-1/2 to 3 hours. Remove chicken; keep warm. Skim fat from sauce.
3 In a medium saucepan bring water and the 1 tablespoon orange marmalade to boiling; remove from heat. Stir in couscous and salt. Cover; let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork just before serving. Serve chicken and sauce with couscous. If desired, garnish chicken with orange peel strips and couscous with orange slices. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts
Calories 501, Total Fat 7 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Monounsaturated Fat 2 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 157 mg, Sodium 652 mg, Carbohydrate 62 g, Total Sugar 8 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 44 g. Daily Values: Vitamin C 21%, Calcium 4%, Iron 13%.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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