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prep:
15 mins
cook:
35 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Position a rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat to 425 degrees . On a rimmed baking sheet, arrange the chicken pieces skin side up. Stuff 1 prosciutto slice under the skin of each chicken piece. Sprinkle the lemon juice on top. Quarter 1 tablespoon butter and place one quarter on each chicken piece; season with salt and pepper. Roast until the juices run clear when a thigh is pierced, about 35 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, prepare the couscous according to package directions. In a large skillet, bring 1/2 inch water to a boil. Add half of the spinach and wilt over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Add the remaining spinach and wilt for 1 minute more. Drain and squeeze dry. Wipe out the skillet.

  • In the same skillet, melt the remaining 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes. Whisk in the flour and then the cream and bring to a boil. Stir in the lemon peel and spinach and remove from the heat. Season with salt and pepper. Just before serving, discard the lemon peel.

  • Fluff and mound the couscous onto plates. Top with the chicken and serve the spinach on the side.

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