This recipe produces an amazing company-worthy or special occasion dinner with a weeknight effort. AND it's healthy without tasting like "diet food." Definitely an addition to my arsenal. I made it pretty much as printed though I used twice the green onions and I stirred the rest of the bunch of cilantro I'd bought into the finished couscous so I wouldn't have to worry about how to use it up. I forgot to add the cashews and didn't miss them though I'm anxious to try the leftovers tomorrow and see what they bring to the party. I served this with some simply sauteed leeks and a bright crisp chardonnay. Yum!
Easy elegant and delicious dish We have a TON of frozen salmon so I'm always on the hunt for recipes. This one did not disappoint! My 9 year old step-daughter while a very adventurous eater was a bit nervous to try the apricot cous cous. But she loved it! All the ingredients come together very easily look beautiful and taste delicious. I used fat free yogurt and the sauce was still packed w/flavor. I probably used twice as many cashews which seemed to be the perfect amount. Will definitely make this again:) Pros: Quick nutritious makes great left overs
Delicious and inventive I was looking for quick and interesting ways to make salmon and this recipe nailed it! I loved the apricots in the couscous (used regular not wholewheat). The yogurt sauce was delicious -- the cumin was a really nice change of flavor. My only "con" is that there was a fair amount of chopping/prep work involved but not enough to deter me from making this again and recommending it to others. YUM! Pros: Interesting flavors and quite healthy Cons: Lots of chopping
Fantastic Everything about this recipe is great. The flavors meld perfectly. I did reduce the amount of lemon juice by half and I used non-fat greek yogurt. This was a very quick but elegant dish and I will make it again and again and again. I rounded out the meal with some braised dandelion greens and spinach.
Quite yummy This recipe was very good and I'll most likely make it again but I guess after reading all the positive reviews I was expecting more of a 'wow' factor. The only changes I made were substituting a bit of chives for the scallions and using Greek yogurt instead of regular. I also baked my salmon in the oven at 375 for 20 minutes or so (instead of grilling or broiling it) laid over chopped zucchini and yellow squash with some rosemary thyme and oregano. Yogurt sauce was quite tangy I actually added a pinch of sugar and it seemed to take a bit of the tang away and was still very good. Oh and I did top with some chopped cashews I just took the photo before I added it oops!;)
This was absolutely wonderful for Mother's Day brunch. I poached the salmon fillets using one of the other recipes at Eatingwell.com since I didn't have thick steaks. As recommended by another reader I used brown rice instead of couscous and just threw in the apricots etc. after the rice had come to a boil and was simmering. The sauce was outstanding!...I'm thinking I could make extra sauce and freeze it as I have extra fresh ingredients on hand now. Jan Toronto ON