Moroccan Spiced Turkey Skewers with Couscous Salad

4
Easy
Dinner

Characteristics

Under 30 minutes

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

460
Calories
37 g
Protein
43 g
Carbs
4 g
fiber
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Nutritional Facts

1 4
  • Amount For Serving % Daily Value
  • Calories 460
  • Lipides 16 g
    • Saturated fat  3 g
  • Cholesterol 175 mg
  • Sodium  740 mg
  • Carbs 43 g
    • fiber  4 g
    • Sugar  3 g
  • Protein 37 g

Ingredients

Couscous Salad

  • 1 cup (250 mL) couscous, cooked according to package directions
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped dried apricots
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped pistachios
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) each lemon juice and olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each ground cumin and coriander
  • 1 lb (500 g) extra lean ground turkey
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) each ground cumin and coriander
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 8 wooden skewers, soaked

Method

  1. Mix ground turkey with breadcrumbs, egg, garlic, parsley, cumin, coriander, cinnamon and salt. Divide into 8 equal amounts and shape each quantity into a long thin sausage shape. Pierce skewer lengthwise through centre of each "sausage". Grill on barbecue preheated to medium-high for 10 to 12 min., turning occasionally, or until browned and cooked through and internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  2. Meanwhile, toss couscous with apricots, pistachios, parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, cumin and coriander. Serve with turkey skewers. 

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