MEALS FOR ONE AND TWO
These nutritious dishes are all ready in 20 minutes — perfect for singles and empty nesters!
Chilli-crusted salmon with pumpkin & lemon couscous
Serves 1 Cost per serve $5.30 Time to make 20 min dairy free diabetes friendly
¹⁄³ cup reduced-salt chicken stock ¹⁄³ cup couscous ½ cup grated pumpkin 120g skinless salmon fillet ½ teaspoon chilli flakes 6 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 tablespoon chopped coriander 30g baby rocket Zest and juice of ½ lemon, plus lemon wedges, to serve 2 teaspoons olive oil
1 Bring stock to the boil in a small pan. Stir in the couscous and the pumpkin. Remove from the heat. Cover and stand for 5 minutes. 2 Meanwhile, pat salmon dry with paper towel. Press the chilli flakes onto one side. 3 Spray a small non-stick frying pan with olive oil and place over a high heat. Add the salmon to the pan. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 3–4 minutes; turn and cook for a further 2–3 minutes, or until salmon is to your liking. 4 Fluff couscous with a fork, and add remaining ingredients. Toss to combine. Place the couscous onto a plate and top with salmon. Serve with lemon wedges.