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Recipe Summary

Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Yield: 4 servings

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This recipe is...

  • low in fat
  • rich in grains
  • rich in protein
 
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Citrus Shrimp and Toasted Couscous Salad

This recipe serves: 
Ingredients
8 ounces toasted couscous
2/3 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/3 cup scallions, chopped
4 teaspoons chopped fresh mint
4 teaspoons chopped, fresh cilantro
1/3 cup chopped red onion
2/3 cup halved cherry tomatoes
salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper
Cooking Instructions
1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the couscous and cook until tender, about 10 minutes (check package directions for specific cooking times). Drain and rinse with cold water.

2. Bring another pot of salted water to a boil with half of the lemon juice. Add the shrimp and turn off the heat. Leave the shrimp in the hot water until they are just cooked through, about 90 seconds. Drain and let cool.

3. Whisk the remaining lemon juice, lime juice and olive oil together in a large bowl. Mix in the couscous, shrimp, herbs, onion and tomatoes.

4. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Chill and serve cold.

Serving Size: about 1 cup

Nutritional Information

Number of Servings: 4

Per Serving

  • Calories
  • 399
  • Carbohydrate
  • 50 g
  • Fat
  • 11 g
  • Fiber
  • 4 g
  • Protein
  • 23 g
  • Saturated Fat
  • 2 g
  • Sodium
  • 416 mg
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