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Asian-style Pearl Couscous with grilled salmon

Asian Style Peal Couscous with Grilled Salmon
Dinner

SERVES:
4
DIFFICULTY:
Easy
PREP TIME:
COOK TIME:

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp chilli paste
  • 4 salmon fillets, each about 125g
  • ½ brown onion, finely chopped
  • cups Pearl Couscous
  • cups hot strong chicken stock (low or reduced salt)
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups cleaned bean shoots
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 4 spring onions, cut into small pieces
  • ½ cup coriander leaves
  • 4 quarters of lime or lemon
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Method

  • In a small bowl mix oil, curry powder and chilli paste.
  • Very lightly brush salmon fillets with half the spicy oil.
  • Place remaining spicy oil in a non-stick pan with onion and cook on medium heat while stirring, for 3 minutes. Add Pearl Couscous, stir well and add hot chicken stock. Bring to a simmer, cover with a lid and cook on low heat for about 8 minutes. Season with pepper to taste and stir in bean shoots and spinach leaves. Stir again and cook for a further 2 minutes until couscous is done.
  • Place salmon on a hot grill plate and cook for about 3 minutes on each side.
  • Spoon Pearl Couscous onto plates and top with salmon fillets. Sprinkle with spring onions and coriander leaves and serve with lime quarters.

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