Whole-Wheat Couscous with Shrimp

Whole-Wheat Couscous with ShrimpRecipe
Photo: Alexandra Grablewski; Styling: Gerri Williams
Make shrimp a part of your weeknight menu. Our Whole-Wheat Couscous with Shrimp can be on the table in 25 minutes, and this one-dish recipe is a meal the whole family will enjoy.


Serves 4

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2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
12 ounces shrimp, peeled, de-veined, cut into pieces
1 cup whole-wheat couscous
1 cup frozen peas
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons lemon juice


Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes
Total: 25 Minutes

1. Warm oil in a large nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat. Add ginger and garlic; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add shrimp and cook, stirring frequently, until just pink, about 3 minutes.

2. Stir in couscous, 1 1/4 cups water, peas and salt, raise heat to high and bring to a boil. Remove pot from heat, cover and let stand until couscous is tender and liquid has absorbed, 10 to 12 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and serve.

Created date

December 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 337
Fat 9 g
Satfat 1 g
Protein 25 g
Carbohydrate 42 g
Fiber 5 g
Cholesterol 129 mg
Sodium 747 mg