How to make Chicken and Couscous Salad -

A nutritious salad made with chicken, couscous, cherry tomatoes and feta cheese

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken (चिकन), Couscous (कूसकूस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Salads

Chicken and Couscous Salad

Chicken and Couscous Salad Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken and Couscous Salad Recipe

  • Chicken ½ cup

  • Couscous ½ cup

  • Chicken stock ½ cup

  • cherry tomatoes 5-6

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Olive oil for drizzling + 4 teaspoons

  • Tabasco sauce 2 teaspoon

  • Basil leaves 10-12

  • Iceberg lettuce leaves 2-3

  • Feta cheese 50 grams


Step 1

Heat chicken stock for 3-5 minutes or until it begins to boil.

Step 2

Place couscous in a large bowl. Cut cherry tomatoes into halves.

Step 3

Add boiled chicken stock to couscous, cover with a cling foil and set aside for 5 minutes.

Step 4

For dressing, combine lemon juice, olive oil, ¼ teaspoon pepper powder, salt, Tabasco sauce and half the basil leaves in another bowl and mix well.

Step 5

Tear lettuce leaves and place in another bowl. Add chicken, halved cherry tomatoes and crumbled feta cheese.

Step 6

Fluff couscous with a fork. Add to the chicken-lettuce salad and toss well. Add salt and the remaining pepper powder and mix. Add dressing and toss well.

Step 7

Serve garnished with remaining chopped basil leaves and a drizzle of olive oil.

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