Moroccan-Spiced Turkey Skewers with Couscous Salad

Prep time: 15min
Total time: 30min
Serves: 4
1 lb
extra lean ground turkey
500 g
1/4 cup
breadcrumbs
60 mL
1
egg
1
clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp
finely chopped fresh parsley
30 mL
1 tsp
each ground cumin and coriander
5 mL
1/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 mL
1/2 tsp
salt
2 mL
8
wooden skewers, soaked
Couscous Salad:
1 cup
couscous, cooked according to package directions
250 mL
1/4 cup
chopped dried apricots
60 mL
2 tbsp
chopped pistachios
30 mL
2 tbsp
chopped fresh parsley
30 mL
1 tbsp
each lemon juice and olive oil
15 mL
1/2 tsp
salt
2 mL
1/4 tsp
each ground cumin and coriander
1 mL
Per serving (1/4 of the recipe):
calories
460
fat
16 g
saturated fat
3 g
carbs
43 g
sugar
3 g
protein
37 g
cholestrol
175 mg
fibre
4 g
sodium
740 mg

Directions

  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.