Chicken and Couscous Salad with Almonds Recipe

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Theodore Hall Modified: March 25, 2022
Chicken and Couscous Salad with Almonds Recipe

How To Make Chicken and Couscous Salad with Almonds

Sink your teeth into this healthy and filling couscous salad, packed with tender chicken, crunchy almonds, and currants, all tossed in a tangy lemon juice!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ¼cupextra virgin olive oil
  • 1shallot
  • ¾cupcouscous
  • 1cupchicken stock,or canned low sodium broth
  • 2tbspdried currants
  • 1chicken,roasted
  • ½cupflat leaf parsley leaves
  • ¼cupalmonds,salted, roasted
  • 3tbsplemon juice,fresh
  • salt and freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Add the shallot and cook over high heat, for 1 to 2 minutes, until lightly browned.

  2. Stir in the couscous. Add the stock and currants and bring to a boil.

  3. Cover the saucepan, remove from the heat and let stand for 5 minutes.

  4. Fluff the couscous with a fork and transfer it to a large bowl. Add the chicken, parsley, almonds, lemon juice and the remaining 3 tablespoons of olive oil.

  5. Season with salt and pepper, toss well and serve. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 991.66kcal
  • Fat: 64.23g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.40g
  • Trans Fat: 0.29g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 31.80g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 12.46g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.11g
  • Fiber: 4.14g
  • Sugar: 5.89g
  • Protein: 64.30g
  • Cholesterol: 226.80mg
  • Sodium: 1056.81mg
  • Calcium: 93.62mg
  • Potassium: 910.54mg
  • Iron: 4.52mg
  • Vitamin A: 155.72µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.72mg
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