This delicious couscous salad is perfect for lunch on a sunny day, easy and quick to make it is also ideal for packed lunches or picnics.

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep time: 20 mins
  • Cook time: 15 mins
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep time: 20 mins
  • Cook time: 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsps harrissa paste
  • 4 tbsp natural yoghurt
  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 200g couscous
  • 250 ml chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 200g blueberries
  • 4 spring onions, finely sliced
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • a handful of fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 50g flaked almonds, toasted
Marinated Chicken & Minted BerryWorld Blueberry Couscous Salad
  1. Mix together the harissa, yoghurt and juice of 1⁄2 lemon, coat the chicken breasts and leave to marinate for an hour or overnight if time allows.
  2. Place the couscous in a large bowl, pour over the hot stock and olive oil, cover with cling film and leave for 5 mins then fluff up with a fork.
  3. Add the blueberries, spring onions, juice of 1⁄2 lemon and most of the mint and toasted almonds, season to taste and cool.
  4. Griddle the chicken breasts for approx 7-10 mins each side until piping hot and cooked through, cool and cut into bite sized slices.
  5. Mix together with the couscous and place in a serving bowl, sprinkle with the remaining mint and almonds, serve with a salad of green leaves.