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Menu Plan for Summer II: Week 5, Day 1

Barbecued Salmon
Simple Couscous
Barbecued Zucchini (Courgette)

Cooking time: 30 minutes           Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

     Summer, barbecues and couscous.  Easy dinner; easy cooking.  Nothing more to say.

Barbecued Salmon

Total time: 20 minutes
  You could also use salmon steaks, or another firm-flesh fish: tuna, swordfish, halibut.  The sherry and soy sauce make a nice counterpoint to the salmon's richness.

Barbecued Salmon Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Simple Couscous

Total time: 15 minutes
    This is couscous at it's simplest:  just a bit of herbs and oil, the perfect dish to accompany a sauced fish or meat...

Simple Couscous Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Barbecued Zucchini (Courgette)

Total time: 20 minutes
   Mon mari says "they are done when they start to sag in the middle and they have brown grill marks on them". You can put them in a basket, but we do them directly on the grill.

Barbecued Zucchini (Courgette) Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking schedule: 30 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
scissors, 2 small bowls, medium bowl, small
saucepan, plate, barbecue grill, grill pan or mat

Light/turn on barbecue grill if using
Make barbecue sauce for salmon
Sprinkle paprika on salmon
Make barbecue sauce for zucchini
Heat stock for couscous
Snip herbs

Put couscous in bowl
Pour stock over couscous, cover
Cook salmon, baste with barbecue sauce
Slice zucchini
Spoon barbecue sauce on zucchini
Start to cook zucchini
Finish couscous
     Pause while it all cooks
Turn salmon, baste
Turn zucchini
When done, remove both and serve