Seared Shrimp and Summer Couscous

Need a dairy free and pescatarian main course? Seared Shrimp and Summer Couscous could be a tremendous recipe to try. This recipe serves 4 and costs $5.1 per serving. One serving contains 495 calories, 33g of protein, and 13g of fat. A mixture of couscous, juice of lemon, shrimp, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for The Fourth Of July. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 22 minutes. It is brought to you by Olgas Flavor Factory. 35 people found this recipe to be scrumptious and satisfying. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 79%, which is good. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Vietnamese Summer Rolls with Seared Shrimp, North African Spiced Shrimp + Roasted Summer Vegetable Israeli Couscous, and Seared Scallops with Israeli Couscous.

Servings: 4

Preparation duration: 15 minutes

Cooking duration: 7 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1½ cups couscous

4 garlic cloves, divided

1 pint grape tomatoes, chopped in half

1 Tablespoons fresh parsley and green onions, minced and thinly sliced

½ jalapeño, minced

Juice of ½ a lemon

3 Tablespoons olive oil

1 onion, chopped

1 lb shrimp, deveined and peeled (with tails still attached, optionally)

2¼ cups chicken, seafood or vegetable broth, hot

Equipment:

frying pan

Cooking instruction summary:

Heat 1 Tablespoon of oil in a deep skillet. Add the onion and jalapeño. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes, on medium heat, until the onions are softened. Iincrease the heat to high, add the tomatoes and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.Add the couscous to the skillet and pour in the broth and 1-2 Tablespoons of lemon juice. Bring it to a boil, turn off the heat and let it stand, covered for 5 minutes.Meanwhile, add 1 Tablespoon of oil to another skillet and sear the shrimp for 1-2 minutes per side, on high heat, seasoned with salt and pepper. Cook half of the shrimp at a time.When you turn the shrimp over, add 1 clove of minced garlic and another 1 Tablespoon of lemon juice to the skillet.Repeat with the second half of the shrimp, lemon juice and garlic.Add parsley after you turn the heat off.Fluff the cooked couscous with a fork.Add the shrimp to the couscous and serve. Garnish with fresh herbs.

 

Step by step:


1. Heat 1 Tablespoon of oil in a deep skillet.

2. Add the onion and jalapeño. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for about 5 minutes, on medium heat, until the onions are softened. Iincrease the heat to high, add the tomatoes and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

3. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.

4. Add the couscous to the skillet and pour in the broth and 1-2 Tablespoons of lemon juice. Bring it to a boil, turn off the heat and let it stand, covered for 5 minutes.Meanwhile, add 1 Tablespoon of oil to another skillet and sear the shrimp for 1-2 minutes per side, on high heat, seasoned with salt and pepper. Cook half of the shrimp at a time.When you turn the shrimp over, add 1 clove of minced garlic and another 1 Tablespoon of lemon juice to the skillet.Repeat with the second half of the shrimp, lemon juice and garlic.

5. Add parsley after you turn the heat off.Fluff the cooked couscous with a fork.

6. Add the shrimp to the couscous and serve.

7. Garnish with fresh herbs.


Nutrition Information:

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495k Calories
33g Protein
12g Total Fat
60g Carbs
22% Health Score
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Calories
495k
25%

Fat
12g
20%

  Saturated Fat
1g
11%

Carbohydrates
60g
20%

  Sugar
5g
6%

Cholesterol
285mg
95%

Sodium
1424mg
62%

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Protein
33g
66%

Selenium
54µg
78%

Manganese
1mg
59%

Phosphorus
373mg
37%

Vitamin C
27mg
34%

Copper
0.55mg
27%

Vitamin A
1301IU
26%

Vitamin E
3mg
23%

Fiber
5g
21%

Magnesium
83mg
21%

Calcium
205mg
21%

Zinc
3mg
20%

Iron
3mg
20%

Vitamin B3
3mg
18%

Vitamin K
19µg
18%

Potassium
543mg
16%

Vitamin B12
0.84µg
14%

Vitamin B6
0.26mg
13%

Folate
48µg
12%

Vitamin B1
0.18mg
12%

Vitamin B5
1mg
11%

Vitamin B2
0.1mg
6%

covered percent of daily need
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