mango chicken couscous salad
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Mango and Chicken Couscous Lunch Box Salad

A deliciously light couscous salad that is perfect for the lunch box or a potluck party. Fresh flavours that everyone will love.
Course dinner, lunch, Snack
Cuisine American, canadian
Keyword chicken recipe, couscous, lunchbox recipe, mango, rotisserie chicken recipe, salad recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 546kcal
Author Jen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rotisserie chicken
  • 1 cup chopped mango
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 2 cups couscous
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Bring a small pot with 2 cups of water to a boil. Pour in the couscous and turn off the heat. Let the couscous sit for 5 minutes, until all the water is absorbed into the couscous. Fluff with a fork and set aside to cool.
  • Whisk together olive oil and lemon juice in a large bowl.
  • Pour cooled couscous, chopped chicken, mango, cucumber and carrots into the vinaigrette. Stir until everything is coated with the vinaigrette.
  • Pour cooled couscous, chopped chicken, mango, cucumber and carrots into the vinaigrette. Stir until everything is coated with the vinaigrette.

Notes

Nutrition Info is to be used as a rough guide only. Nutrition Info is based on the products I am using and you may not be using the same products/brands. Thus, the Nutrition Info may vary.

Nutrition

Calories: 546kcal | Carbohydrates: 85g | Protein: 16.4g | Fat: 15.4g | Saturated Fat: 2.8g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 184mg | Potassium: 354mg | Fiber: 7.6g | Sugar: 9.7g | Calcium: 480mg | Iron: 0.4mg