Shrimp Couscous with Mint

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 286
  • Calories from fat: 20%
  • Fat: 6.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Protein: 18.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 39.3g
  • Fiber: 5.4g
  • Cholesterol: 83mg
  • Iron: 3.8mg
  • Sodium: 483mg
  • Calcium: 51mg

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/3 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2 pound medium shrimp, cooked and peeled
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen green peas, thawed
  • 1/4 cup low-salt chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

Preparation

  1. Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in couscous. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Combine couscous, green onions, bell pepper, mint, shrimp, and green peas in a bowl; set aside.
  2. Combine broth and remaining ingredients; stir well with whisk. Pour dressing over couscous mixture, tossing gently to coat.
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