Spiced Chicken Thighs with Yogurt Sauce

1 cup uncooked couscous
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs (about 1 1/2 pounds)
Cooking spray
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
1 (6-ounce) carton plain fat-free yogurt
Cilantro sprigs (optional)

1. Cook couscous according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.
2. Combine cumin and next 4 ingredients (through pepper) in a bowl; stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt. Sprinkle spice mixture over chicken. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken to pan; cook 6 minutes on each side or until done.
3. Combine remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, chopped cilantro, garlic, and yogurt in a bowl, stirring well. Serve with chicken and couscous. Garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.

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