Here is a wonderful dish prepared by one of my travel blog buddies, Lucinate! If you are into world travel, you should definately check out her blog, it is full of travel details all around the world. She just recently returned from a scuba adventure in Thailand. Her cooking is inspired by her many trips! Speaking of Thai, this is a Thai-Inspired Salmon with Cous Cous! Looks incredible!


2 boneless, skinless salmon fillets cut into large-ish cubes
100 grams (4 oz) chopped broccoli
100 grams (4 oz) green beans or sugar snaps or string beans
1 can cooked chickpeas
1 Jar Thai spices: (see below)
100 ml (7 TBS) cous cous
3 cloves garlic – or how ever much you want
1 teaspoon veggie stock (or whatever stock you prefer)



Add 150ml (10 TBS) boiling water and 1 teaspoon stock to the cous cous, stir and set aside.

Add a little olive oil to a fying pan and throw in cubed salmon.

Sprinkle thai spices to taste over.

Crush garlic over salmon

Cook for a few minutes.

Add broccoli and beans and mix with salmon. Sprinkle more thai spices over veggies.

Cook for a few minutes.

Push salmon/veggie mix to one side of the frying pan.

Add can of chickpeas to empty side of frying pan and add cooked cous cous on top of chickpeas.

Try to mix the chickpeas and cous cous together without getting the salmon and vegies involved.

When the chickpea/cous cous mixture is heated sufficiently turn off heat.

Place the chickpea/cous cous mix on a plate and add salmon/veg on top.



Serves: based very very loosely on two adults.

Thai Spices:
I am not sure if this is available in the US. It is a jar that comes with all the spices below.
It’s a brand called Schwartz and it’s called “Thai 7 Spice”. The ingredients are:

Chilli Powder
Dried Garlic
Coriander Seed
Lemon Peel
Dried Chillies
White Pepper
Green Pepper
Onion Powder
Star Anise
Pineapple Powder
Jalapeno Powder
Cayenne Pepper

All that in one little tiny jar!! I love it!