Whole-Wheat Couscous with Shrimp

Whole-Wheat Couscous with Shrimp Recipe
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.

 

Yield:

Serves 4
Total time: 25 Minutes

Recipe Time

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

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

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.

January 2012
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