Salmon and Couscous in Parchment Salmon and Couscous in Parchment

Salmon and Couscous in Parchment Image by: Salmon and Couscous in Parchment Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2006



In large bowl, whisk together parsley, oil, vinegar, mustard, oregano, green onion, garlic, salt and pepper. Remove 2 tbsp (25 mL) and set aside for serving.

To remaining oil mixture, stir in couscous, 1 cup (250 mL) boiling water and tomatoes; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.

Cut four 12-inch (30 cm) squares of parchment paper. Evenly spoon couscous onto 1 side of each square; top each with fish fillet. Fold paper over so edges meet; fold and pinch edges together to seal packet.

Place packets on rimmed baking sheet. Bake in 400°F (200°C) oven until fish flakes easily when tested, about 17 minutes. Open packets; drizzle with reserved oil mixture. Serve with lemon.

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Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 393 mg
  • Protein 40 g
  • Calories 479.0
  • Total fat 18 g
  • Cholesterol 90 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 41 g


  • Iron 18.0
  • Folate 17.0
  • Calcium 13.0
  • Vitamin A 13.0
  • Vitamin C 27.0
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