Chicken Cheese Couscous


This recipe is to make a Chicken Cheese Couscous and was provided by Backpacking Adventures.

Recipe Overview

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# Of Servings / Package

~ Calories / Serving

Measurement / Serving

~ Weight / Serving

Plain Couscous 2 460 2/3 Cup 131g or 4.6oz
Freeze Dried Chicken N/A 240 2 OZ 56.6g or 2oz
Freeze Dried White Onion N/A 9 2 TSP 5g or 0.17oz
Freeze Dried Bell Pepper N/A 3 2 TSP 3g or 0.1oz
Freeze Dried Jalapeño N/A 0 ¼ TSP 0
Freeze Dried Green Beans N/A 26 ½ Cup 8g or 0.28oz
Pinch Salt & Pepper N/A 0 To Taste 0
Freeze Dried Monterey Jack Cheese N/A 75 2 TBS 12g or 0.4oz
Coconut Oil N/A 9 1 TSP 2g or 0.1oz
Totals   903   244.6g or 8.7oz

Calories / Ounce = 104

 

Couscous is a hiker’s staple; this version is just kicked up a bit. You can mix and match

any of your favorite veggies to this calorie dense cuisine. This isn’t your Mother’s

couscous!

 

Before The Trail:

Measure out the chicken, onion, bell pepper, jalapeño, salt, pepper and place in a zip

lock bag.

Place the couscous and cheese in a small zip lock bag.

On The Trail:

– Measure 2 cups of water.

– Add the coconut oil and the contents of the chicken and veggies to the water and

let rehydrate for 5 minutes. After the time is up place on the heat.

– Allow the water to a boil for 1 minute before removing from heat and placing the

pot in a cozy.

– Add in the couscous and cheese, stirring to combine.

– Wait about 5 minutes.

Bon appetit!

 

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