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Greek Seared Salmon Couscous Salad

Tender seared salmon meets Israeli couscous and all the Greek fixins' in this MEGA-PACKED Greek seared salmon couscous salad! The best salad for summer.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings


Seared Salmon

  • 2 medium skinless salmon fillets (about 1 lb)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Couscous Salad

  • 12 oz pearl couscous (cooked according to package instructions)
  • 2 medium tomatoes, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium cucumber, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 tablespoon agave syrup
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Seared Salmon

  • Season salmon on both sides with salt and pepper, oregano, and garlic powder. Heat butter and olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat, then add salmon fillets and cook 2-3 minutes on each side until golden.
  • Cool salmon then dice into bite-sized pieces. Set aside.


  • In a large bowl, toss all salad ingredients then top with salmon. Chill until ready to serve.


  • Just before serving, (or make the dressing ahead of time) whisk all dressing ingredients in a small bowl until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy!