Peach and chicken couscous salad

25

PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

20 min

Serves

4

Peach and chicken couscous salad

Photo, Erik Putz.

When the sun’s blazing and the mercury’s rising, try a refreshing no-cook salad to cool you down.


Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup couscous
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white-wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 shallots , finely chopped
  • 2 cups chopped rotisserie chicken , skin removed
  • 2 peaches , chopped
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/3 cup roasted pepitas
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese

Instructions

  • PLACE couscous in a large bowl and pour in boiling water. Cover and let stand 5 min. Fluff with a fork.
  • WHISK oil, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Stir in shallots and let stand 10 min.
  • ADD chicken, peaches, cilantro, pepitas and feta to couscous. Drizzle with dressing and stir to combine.

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 495,
  • Protein
  • 29 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 35 g,
  • Fat
  • 28 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 542 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin B12