Chicken and Couscous Salad

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 10 minutes
  • 2 servings

You only need 10 minutes to assemble a couscous salad that is both meaty and fruity. Give couscous 7 minutes to soak, then mix it with the pulled chicken. This time we’ll go all the way on the citrus path and toss one wedged juicy orange, then drizzle everything with a lemony orange dressing.

Ingredients Needed for Chicken and Couscous Salad

1 cup couscous
boiled water
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons of orange juice
2 tablespoons of olive oil
salt
pepper
1 orange, peeled and wedged
5 ounces of chicken breast, cooked and pulled
fresh basil leaves
chives, chopped

How to Cook Chicken and Couscous Salad

  1. Add the couscous to a bowl, cover it with boiled water and soak it for 7 minutes.
  2. Add the lemon juice, orange juice, and olive oil to a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix until even.
  3. Add the soaked couscous, orange wedges, and the pulled chicken breast to a medium-sized bowl. Season with basil leaves and chives, pour the dressing over, then mix until even.

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