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Easy Shrimp Couscous Salad
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Easy Shrimp Couscous Salad

Easy Shrimp Couscous Salad, A Mediterranean diet friendly recipe idea for lunch or dinner that is made with couscous and greens.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Search Result: couscous, easy, Mediterranean Diet, salad, shrimp
Servings: 4 servings
Author: 🔪 Food, Wine, and Love

Ingredients

  • Olive Oil– 3 tablespoons divided.
  • Shrimp- 1 pound peeled and deveined
  • White Wine- ⅓ cup. See post for suggestions and alternative. Seasoning- 2 teaspoons see post for details.
  • .Lemon Juice– 2 ½ tablespoons divided.
  • Couscous– 1 cup not cooked.
  • Soup Stock– 1 ¼ cup your choice!.
  • Onion- 1 average red sliced. Tomato- ¼ cup bite sized.
  • Greens- chives chopped arugula, spinach, or spring salad mix.

Instructions

  • Start by cooking the shrimp over medium heat in two tablespoons of the oil. When the shrimp begins to turn pink (about two minutes) you can stir in the wine, and a teaspoon of seasoning. Cook, stirring as needed, until the shrimp turns pink. Then turn off the heat and stir in a tablespoon of the lemon juice and allow for the shrimp to cool.
  • Cook the couscous. In a small pot over medium heat bring the stock to a boil. Stir in the couscous and seasonings and then remove the couscous from the heat. Cover with a lid and let sit for five minutes.
  • Once the couscous has sat for five minutes covered, you can remove the lid and stir in the remaining olive oil and then transfer to a serving bowl to cool.
  • Assemble the salad. Add the red onion, tomato, remaining lemon juice, chives and Italian seasoning to the mixing bowl and toss. You can adjust the seasonings as needed.
  • To serve, simply place the couscous in the individual bowls with the greens. Then top with the shrimp and enjoy!
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Please note: Nutritional data has been calculated using a tool that comes with this recipe card and not by me. This means that Nutritional Information is only an estimate and can vary especially with ingredients that you use. The accuracy of this tool may differ from other tools as expected. Also note that there is no instructional value to the video that may be attached to this recipe. It is only there for visual pleasure. For more information about the images in this recipe, please refer the the recipe instructions. Thank you!

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