Salmon Limone

Salmon Limone

with Couscous, Italian Herbs & Zucchini Ribbon Salad

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Limone is Italian for lemon, so you know this fish dish is going to have some vitamin-C-packing sour power. But that’s only the start of it: there are veggies and herbs and beautiful fillets, too. Bubbly Israeli couscous is toasted and simmered with a little butter. Then the salmon is dusted with our Italian seasoning and seared in the pan. But the real showstopper might be the zucchini ribbon salad, which is a pretty as it is delightfully refreshing (and fun to twirl around your fork).

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Total Time20 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

2 unit


1 unit

Roma Tomato

½ cup

Israeli Couscous


1 unit

Chicken Stock Concentrate

10 ounce



1 teaspoon

Italian Seasoning

1 unit


1 unit


2 tablespoon

Sour Cream


Not included in your delivery

2 tablespoon



5 teaspoon

Olive Oil



Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3054 kJ
Calories730 kcal
Fat46 g
Saturated Fat15 g
Carbohydrate44 g
Sugar8 g
Dietary Fiber5 g
Protein30 g
Cholesterol115 mg
Sodium310 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Medium Pot
Paper Towel
Large Pan
Medium Bowl
Small Bowl
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Wash and dry all produce. Trim and thinly slice scallions, separating whites from greens. Dice tomato.


Melt 1 TBSP butter (2 TBSP for 4 servings) in a medium pot over medium-high heat. Add couscous; cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly toasted, 2-3 minutes. Pour in ¾ cup water (1½ cups for 4) and stock concentrate. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce to a low simmer. Cook until couscous is al dente, 6-8 minutes. Drain any excess liquid, if necessary. Cover pot and set aside.


While couscous cooks, pat salmon dry with paper towels. Season all over with Italian Seasoning, salt, and pepper. Heat 1 TBSP butter and 1 TBSP olive oil in a large, preferably nonstick, pan over medium-high heat. Add salmon skin sides down and cook until skin is crispy, 5-7 minutes. Flip and cook until fish is opaque and cooked through, 1-2 minutes more. Remove from pan and set aside.


Meanwhile, using a peeler, shave zucchini lengthwise into ribbons, rotating as you go, until you get to the seedy core; discard core. Zest and quarter lemon. In a medium bowl, combine scallion greens, tomato, and zucchini ribbons. Add a large drizzle of olive oil and juice from half the lemon. Season with salt and pepper and toss to combine.


In a small bowl, combine sour cream, ¼ tsp lemon zest (½ tsp for 4 servings), salt, and pepper. Add water 1 tsp at a time until mixture reaches a drizzling consistency. Fluff couscous with a fork; stir in scallion whites and remaining lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper.


Divide couscous between bowls or plates; top with salmon and salad. Drizzle crema over everything. Serve with remaining lemon wedges on the side.