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Curried Chicken and Couscous Salad

Curried Chicken and Couscous Salad
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 4
Three cheers for curry, chicken and couscous. They create a crunchy combo!
Updated September 23, 2008

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup 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

Steps

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
520
Calories from Fat
210
Total Fat
23g
35%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
460mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
50g
17%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
10g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
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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