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, Knife


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!

Personal notes

Add your own flavor!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy845 cal.
Fat44 g
Carbohydrates60 g
Protein50 g
Fiber8 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

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