Salmon with Couscous and Broccoli

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 30 minutes
  • 2 servings
Salmon with Couscous and Broccoli

If you’re looking for the perfect side for your salmon, both light and rich in flavor, try pairing it up with couscous and broccoli. We recommend you add raisins, for their sweet flavor, and pine nuts, for a bit of crunch.

Ingredients Needed for Salmon with Couscous and Broccoli

12 ounces of salmon
2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
1 thyme sprig
½ cup raisins
1 tablespoon pine nuts
5 broccoli florets
4 ounces of couscous, cooked
salt
pepper

How to Cook Salmon with Couscous and Broccoli

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and cook it until golden.
  3. Add thyme, raisins, and pine nuts. Stir for 1 minute, remove the thyme sprig, and add the broccoli.
  4. Season with salt, pepper, and cook everything for 2 more minutes.
  5. Heat the remaining oil in a skillet over medium heat. Place the salmon in the skillet skin-side down and season it with salt and pepper.
  6. Cook it for around 3-4 minutes, until the skin becomes crispy. Flip it over with a spatula, and cook it until it feels firm to the touch.
  7. Serve it with couscous!

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