Spicy & Citrusy Couscous Salad

Spicy & Citrusy Couscous Salad
Photo by Scott Phillips


  • ¼ cup fresh orange juice
  • ½ tsp. finely grated orange zest
  • 1 pinch saffron threads (optional)
  • ½ cup sliced almonds, lightly toasted
  • 1-½ tsp. sweet paprika
  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and cut into small dice
  • ½ cup thinly sliced scallions
  • + 8 more ingredients
    • ¾ tsp. harissa or 2 to 3 dashes of hot sauce, such as Tabasco
    • ¼ cup dried currants
    • ¼ cup coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
    • ¼ cup plus 3 Tbs. extravirgin olive oil
    • Kosher salt and ground white pepper
    • 2 cups vegetable broth, low-salt chicken broth, or water
    • 1 cup couscous
    • 1 small yellow onion, cut into small dice

In a medium saucepan, bring the broth or water, paprika, saffron (if using), harissa or hot sauce, 1/2 tsp. salt, and a pinch of white pepper to a boil over medium heat. Cover and reduce the heat to low to keep the broth at a simmer. Taste and adjust the seasonings. Meanwhile, heat 1/4 cup of the...

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