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Macadamia Citrus Couscous Recipe

Macadamia Citrus Couscous Recipe

Our Test Kitchen provides this tasty twist on couscous salad. It pairs well with many entrees. Or toss in some cooked shrimp for a meal on the lighter side.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup refrigerated passion fruit juice blend
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 package (10 ounces) couscous
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 3 green onions, sliced


  • 1. In a large saucepan, saute onion and garlic in oil for 2 minutes or until tender. Add the broth, fruit juice, marmalade, Worcestershire sauce, ginger and cayenne. Bring to a boil; stir in couscous and orange peel.
  • 2. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 10 minutes. Stir in the macadamia nuts, cranberries, cilantro and green onions. Serve warm or chilled. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 287 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 177 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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