Harissa Salmon with Couscous & Cucumber

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Spicy North African chili paste livens up this summery dish...Feel the heat!

Camille C.
Camille C.

6 minutes

Prep time

6 minutes

Cook time

845 cal.

Per serving


Stovetop, Frying pan


Salmon (fresh)
Harissa (paste)

Step 1

Drizzle the salmon with olive oil. Then brush them with harissa. Season with salt & pepper. Set aside.


Step 2

Prepare the couscous according to the package instructions.

Step 3

(Feel free to use a bouillon cube or veggie stock to give the couscous more flavor!)


Step 4

Wash & cube the cucumber.


Step 5

Peel & mince the shallot.

Mint (fresh)

Step 6

Roughly chop the mint.


Step 7

Fluff the prepared couscous.

Salmon (fresh)

Step 8

Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the marinated salmon. Cook for 2-3 min on each side, or until cooked to your liking.

Mint (fresh)
Chickpeas (canned)

Step 9

Add the couscous to a serving bowl. Top with the cucumber, shallot, mint & drained chickpeas.


Step 10

Add a squeeze of lemon. Season with salt & pepper. Toss it all together.

Step 11

Serve the salmon over the couscous salad. Garnish with a few mint leaves (optional). Add a final drizzle of olive oil. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy845 cal.
Fat44 g
Carbohydrates60 g
Protein50 g
Fiber8 g

On average, one serving of the recipe "Harissa Salmon with Couscous & Cucumber" contains 845 Energy, 44 g of Fat, 60 g of Carbohydrates, 50 g of Protein, 8 g of Fiber.

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Harissa Salmon with Couscous & Cucumber