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Salmon and Couscous

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Salmon and Couscous
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 449kcal


  • 1 cup couscous, dry
  • 1 1/4 tablespoon mustard, dijon
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup, pure
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 12 ounce salmon
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter, unsalted
  • 1 tablespoon chives, dried
  • 3 cup green beans


  • Prepare couscous as directed on package. Set aside until salmon is done cooking.
  • Preheat oven 450 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl, mix mustard, maple syrup, paprika, pepper, salt. Place salmon on the baking sheet and spread the mustard mixture over it. Roast for 8-12 minutes, until it flakes and is just cooked through.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium skillet, toast the pecans in a small amount butter. Add couscous and chives and toss together for one minute.
  • Serve salmon with couscous, steamed green beans and pear slices.


Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 134mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g