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Chicken, olive and couscous salad

14
12
12
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
20 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
5 min
Serves
1
Difficulty
Moderate
This couscous, chicken and olive salad is quick, filling and full of flavour

Ingredients

Salt reduced chicken stock

cup(s), (80ml)

Dry couscous

cup(s), (65g)

Chicken, lean breast, skinless, stewed or braised

100 g, cooked, shredded

Rocket

1 cup(s), (30g)

Fresh lemon rind

2 tsp, finely grated

Green olives, drained

6 individual, chopped

Dried cranberries

1 tbs

Fresh red chilli

½ whole, seeded, thinly sliced

Balsamic dressing

1 tbs, fat-free

Instructions

  1. Bring the stock to the boil in a saucepan over high heat. Remove from heat and stir in the couscous. Cover and set aside to stand for 3–5 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed. Use a fork to separate the grains.
  2. Combine the couscous, chicken, rocket, lemon rind, olives, cranberries, chilli and dressing in a bowl.

Notes

TIP: To serve 4 use 1⅓ cups (330ml) chicken stock, 1⅓ cups (265g) couscous, 400g cooked skinless chicken, 120g rocket, 1 tbs lemon rind, 1 cup (160g) olives, ⅓ cup (45g) dried cranberries, 2 long red chillies and ⅓ cup (80ml) dressing.