Chicken-Couscous Salad

25 6 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
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Prep Time
25
min.
Total Time
25
min.
Servings

6 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Couscous, a staple of North African cuisine, is the star of the show in this simple chicken salad recipe. Combined with oranges, spinach, chicken, zucchini and red peppers, quick-cooking couscous adds great texture and flavour to this Chicken-Couscous Salad.

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  • Drain oranges, reserving liquid. Add enough water to reserved liquid to measure 1 cup; pour into medium saucepan. Bring to boil. Add couscous; cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 min.
  • Meanwhile, combine spinach, chicken, vegetables and oranges in large bowl. Add dressing; toss to coat.
  • Fluff couscous with fork. Add to salad; mix lightly.

Special Extra

Sprinkle salad with 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese just before serving.

Note

This colourful salad is equally delicious served warm or chilled.

Servings

  • 6 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Healthy Living

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  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Nutrition Bonus

Not only is the spinach in this tasty salad an excellent source of vitamin A, but it also teams up with the red pepper to provide an excellent source of vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 240
% Daily Value
Total fat 2.5g
Saturated fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 160mg
Carbohydrate 34g
Dietary fibre 3g
Sugars 9g
Protein 19g
   
Vitamin A 60 %DV
Vitamin C 100 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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