Salmon and peas with couscous

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Salmon pea and couscous
Salmon pea and couscous
  • Serves: 4

  • Cooking time:

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

Fresh herbs and lemon juice add a real tang to salmon and couscous - and it's ready in just 15 minutes


  • 4 salmon fillets, about 175g (6oz) each
  • 300g (10½ oz) couscous
  • 225g (8oz) peas, cooked and drained
  • 3tbsp olive oil
  • Juice 1 lemon
  • 3tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • 1tbsp chopped fresh mint

Want to give this dish an extra kick? Try brushing a dollop of smoked chilli jelly on the salmon just before cooking.


  1. Cook the couscous according to packet instructions. Then add the peas, olive oil and lemon juice, and season. Stir in the freshly chopped herbs and mix.
  2. Brush the salmon fillets with a little oil and cook on a hot griddle on both sides until golden and cooked to taste. Remove from the griddle and coarsely flake into the couscous salad. Serve warm or cold.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 600(kcal)
  • Fat 29.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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