Make a quick and easy shrimp dinner by marinating shrimp in lemon juice and lime juice, grilling, and serving on top of couscous and fresh asparagus.

Lori Powell
Recipe by Health May 2010

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
6 mins
total:
16 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 4-5 shrimp, 1 cup couscous, and about 7 asparagus stalks)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 2 cups water to a boil in medium saucepan. Remove from heat, and stir in couscous; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork; stir in 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper and 1 tablespoon lemon juice.

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  • Bring another pan of water to a boil.

  • Meanwhile, toss shrimp in 1 tablespoon each lemon and lime juice, 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil, garlic, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Marinate for 5 minutes.

  • Preheat grill pan or grill. Lightly coat with cooking spray; grill shrimp, turning once, 3 minutes or until just cooked through. Cover and keep warm.

  • When water is boiling, add asparagus, and cook 3 minutes or until just tender. Drain, and cover.

  • Whisk together honey, chives, and remaining lemon juice and olive oil.

  • Arrange couscous and asparagus on serving plates, and top with shrimp. Drizzle with dressing.

Nutrition Facts

282 calories; fat 5g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 1g; protein 20g; carbohydrates 39g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 126mg; iron 3mg; sodium 451mg; calcium 51mg.