Mediterranean smoked chicken & couscous salad

Mediterranean smoked chicken & couscous salad

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The ingredient of Mediterranean smoked chicken & couscous salad

  1. 2 cups (400g) couscous
  2. 1 teaspoon Massel chicken style stock powder
  3. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  4. 1/3 cup (100g) good-quality whole egg mayonnaise
  5. 1 teaspoon smoked paprika (pimenton) (see note)
  6. 2-3 smoked chicken breasts (500g total), shredded
  7. 1/2 cup sliced marinated artichoke hearts
  8. 1/3 cup sliced roasted red capsicum (see note)
  9. 1/3 cup sliced semi-dried tomatoes
  10. 2 tablespoons chopped basil leaves, plus whole leaves to garnish
  11. Butter lettuce leaves, to serve
  12. Lemon wedges, (optional) to serve

The instruction how to make Mediterranean smoked chicken & couscous salad

  1. Stir the couscous, stock powder and oil together in a large bowl, pour over 2 cups (500ml) boiling water, then cover with a tea towel and set aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the mayonnaise with the paprika in a large bowl. Add 2 tablespoons warm water to loosen, then toss with the chicken, artichoke, capsicum and tomatoes. Season to taste.
  3. Fluff the couscous with a fork, season, then stir in the chopped basil. Pile couscous and chicken into lettuce leaves and scatter with basil leaves. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired.

Nutritions of Mediterranean smoked chicken & couscous salad

fatContent: 876.652 calories
saturatedFatContent: 23 grams fat
carbohydrateContent: 4 grams saturated fat
sugarContent: 82 grams carbohydrates
fibreContent: 8 grams sugar
proteinContent:
cholesterolContent: 79 grams protein
sodiumContent: 182 milligrams cholesterol

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