Mediterranean Chicken Couscous Salad

Mediterranean Chicken Couscous Salad

Need a quick, tasty and easy dinner for one? This healthier Mediterranean-style chicken and couscous salad is just what you need.

Tip: Double this recipe to use up remaining vegetables.

Category Dinner Healthy Lunch
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins
Ready-in 10 mins
Yields 4 serves
Skill Level Easy


1/4 cup wholemeal couscous
1/2 cup shredded skinless cooked chicken
1/2 green capsicum, deseeded, roughly chopped
1 tomato, cut into wedges
1/2 Lebanese cucumber , thinly sliced
4 Kalamata olives
125g canned chickpeas, rinsed, drained
1/2 lemon, juiced
2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup basil leaves


  1. Place couscous in a heatproof bowl and stir in 1/4 cup boiling water. Cover and stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork to separate grains.
  2. Add chicken, capsicum, tomato, cucumber, olives, chickpeas and lemon juice to bowl. Toss to combine. Season with pepper. Serve salad drizzled with oil and scattered with basil leaves.