Prawn salad with pearl couscous

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Appears in
A Simple Table

By Michele Cranston

Published 2016

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A zesty Asian-style salad that just screams ‘summer’, this recipe can of course be enjoyed at any time of the year, whenever you feel like the refreshing flavours of lime, cucumber and fresh herbs. If you prefer, replace the prawns with chargrilled squid or poached chicken.

I’ve used pearl couscous here–a large, round couscous–because of its slightly chewy texture and its ability to soak up the lovely flavours of the dressing. It’s sometimes called Israeli couscous or moghrabieh; lo