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Solar Cooked Couscous Recipe Video
|Chicken broth||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Couscous||2 Cup (32 tbs) (instant)|
Calories 543 Calories from Fat 78
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9 g13.7%
Saturated Fat 5.3 g26.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 21.5 mg7.2%
Sodium 500.8 mg20.9%
Total Carbohydrates 96 g32.1%
Dietary Fiber 6.2 g24.7%
Sugars 0.7 g
Protein 17 g33.1%
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C
Calcium 3.2% Iron 7.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1. Assemble a solar cooker. A used parabolic satellite dish covered with reflective aluminium tape is made into a make shift solar cooker reflector. A normal dark metal pan with a glass lid is used as the cooking vessel here.
2. Pour the chicken broth, butter and salt in the pan and let it come to a boil. This takes about 35 minutes.
3. Add the couscous grains.
4. Remove the pan from the heat and let is stand for 5 minutes.
5. Fluff the couscous with a fork and serve.