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    Five-Spice Moroccan Coucous Salad

    Five-Spice Moroccan Coucous Salad. Photo by EmmyDuckie

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    KristinV's Note:

    Heady Moroccan spices add an exotic touch to this colourful salad bursting with flavour.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat 1 tbs of the peanut oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, cumin, cayenne and couscous. Cook, stirring until fragrant, about 2 minutes, being careful not to burn. Stir in the stock and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to very low, cover and cook until all liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
    2. 2
      Transfer the couscous to a large serving bowl, using a fork to fluff it up. Set aside.
    3. 3
      In a small bowl, combine the remaining 3 tbs of peanut oil, orange juice, brown sugar and salt to taste. Stir to blend well and set aside.
    4. 4
      The the couscous, add the chickpeas, onion, capsicum, dates and raisins, Add the dressing and toss gently to combine well. Garnish with coriander and peanuts.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 17, 2010

      55

      Delicious! The spices really, really shine in this couscous, and all the flavors are subtle, but really come together into something that I think might just be magic. Thanks for sharing this!

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    • on June 15, 2010

      55

      Just for the 'halibut' Igot out my ol' mortar & pestle & although I didn't use it on all the spices in this recipe, I did grind down cumin! As enjoyable as it was, for the most part I'll just stick with the pre-packaged ground sipces that are so easy to come by! Made this recipe ALMOST as given, but I did like what JanuaryBride did when she made it (adding some dried apricots) & since we do like apricots . . . Absolutely great tasting salad, & something I'll be making again! Thanks for sharing the recipe! [Made & reviewed for one of the ZWT6 challenges]

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    • on June 09, 2010

      55

      This was dinner tonight along with Coriander and Green Olive Hummus Recipe and pita chips for a delicious and healthy dinner. I liked everything about this salad - the colours, the texture, the brightness, the sweetness - it was all happening. Nicely seasoned and just enough acid from the orange juice. Thanks.

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    Nutritional Facts for Five-Spice Moroccan Coucous Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (256 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 605.3
     
    Calories from Fat 160
    26%
    Total Fat 17.8 g
    27%
    Saturated Fat 2.9 g
    14%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 320.5 mg
    13%
    Total Carbohydrate 98.3 g
    32%
    Dietary Fiber 10.4 g
    41%
    Sugars 18.1 g
    72%
    Protein 15.2 g
    30%

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    vegetable stock

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