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Honey raisin couscous

This salad or side comes together in 10 minutes!  Its a combination of sweet and slightly tangy but all so understated and delicious!  Paired lovely with fish, chicken or on its own!

Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, North African
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Nadia Hubbi


  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 3/4 cup dry couscous
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1 Tbls honey
  • 2 Tbls lemon zest
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbls olive oil


  1. Add apple juice, chicken broth, raisins, lemon zest, olive oil, honey, salt to pot and bring to a boil
  2. Once you bring to a boil, turn off heat, add couscous, stir and cover for 5 minutes
  3. Fluff and done!