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couscous salad with tuna

Quick tuna couscous salad

A couscous salad with a zing that's more filling than it looks!


Serves: Serves 6

Number of ingredients: 10 Ingredients

To prep: 10 Minutes Prep

Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • Energy : 958kJ

  • Protein : 18.7g

  • Fat (total): 2.3g

  • - Saturated Fat: 0.5g

  • Carbohydrate (total): 29.4g

  • - Sugar: 4.7g

  • Sodium: 249.1mg


1 cup couscous

1 cup boiling water

420g can tuna in spring water, drained

420g can reduced-salt corn kernels, drained

2 cups frozen peas

4 spring onions (including green tops), sliced

1 cup coriander, finely chopped

2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 teaspoons curry powder, optional


  1. Place couscous in a small heatproof bowl, pour over boiling water; cover and set aside for 3 minutes.
  2. Into a large bowl combine tuna, corn, peas, spring onions and coriander.
  3. Fluff couscous with a fork to separate grains and stir through sweet chilli sauce, lemon juice and curry powder.
  4. Add couscous to salad ingredients, mix well and serve.