Harissa Salmon with Herbed Couscous - Olive Branch Oil & Spice

Harissa Salmon with Herbed Couscous

Apr 20, 2024

This is an amazingly bright and flavorful salmon bowl. The salmon is roasted with harissa and lime zest and added to a bowl of herby couscous and topped with lime juice.


  • 1 pound salmon filet

  • 2 tablespoons harissa sauce

  • 1 tablespoon lime zest

  • 1 garlic clove, grated

  • 1 cup couscous, cooked

  • 1/4 cup parsley

  • 1/4 cup cilantro

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Persian Lime Olive Oil (or a varietal)


  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees.

  2. Mix the harissa sauce, garlic, and lime zest together.

  3. Add the salmon to a parchment lined baking sheet and coat with the harissa mixture. Roast for 20 minutes.

  4. While the salmon roasts cook the couscous, then toss with olive oil, herbs, salt and pepper.

  5. When the salmon is cooked through place atop the couscous and serve with more herbs and lime.

Takes 25 minutes

Serves 4

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