Courgette, chicken and pistachio couscous

Courgette, chicken and pistachio couscous

  • serves 4
  • Easy

A luxurious salad of chicken and courgette in an orange and harissa dressing tossed with bright green pistachios makes a quick meal for any day of the week.



  • harissa 1-2 tbsp, depending on how hot it is
  • natural yoghurt to serve (optional)
  • courgettes 4, sliced on the diagonal and fried in a little olive oil
  • coriander a bunch, chopped
  • couscous 200g, cooked following the packet instructions
  • oranges 2, juiced and zested mixed with a splash of white vinegar and some olive oil to make a dressing
  • roast chicken ½ large or 1 small, skin removed
  • pistachios a large handful, toasted and roughly chopped


  • Step 1

    Mix the couscous, pistachios, courgettes, and most of the coriander in a bowl. Add the harissa and most of the orange dressing and toss. Heap onto plates and top with chicken and more coriander, dress with the remaining dressing. Spoon over some yoghurt and extra harissa if you like.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 567
  • Carbs 31.8g
  • Protein 41.2g
  • Fat 31.4g
  • Salt 0.33g
  • Fibre 1.2g