Curried Chicken and Couscous Salad

Three cheers for curry, chicken and couscous. They create a crunchy combo!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups water
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen sweet peas
1
cup uncooked couscous
1/3
cup mayonnaise
1/3
cup orange juice
1
teaspoon curry powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
cups cubed cooked chicken
1/4
cup sliced green onions
1/4
cup golden raisins
1/4
cup slivered almonds
  • 1 In medium saucepan, combine water and salt. Bring to a boil. Add peas; return to a boil. Remove from heat; immediately stir in couscous. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with fork; cool 20 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine mayonnaise, orange juice, curry powder, salt and ground red pepper; blend well.
  • 3 In large bowl, combine cooled couscous and peas, and all remaining ingredients. Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat. Cover; refrigerate at least 30 minutes to blend flavors.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    520
    (
    Calories from Fat
    210),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    23g
    23%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    460mg
    460%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    50g
    50%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 3 Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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