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Citrus Shrimp and Toasted Couscous Salad

6
Serves
399
Calories
15
Nutrients
16
Vitamins

Ingredients

12 ounces toasted couscous
1 pound medium shrimp , peeled and deveined
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup scallions , chopped
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
2 tablespoons chopped, fresh cilantro
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes

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 1/4 cup 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

Nutrition Information

Number of Servings: 6
Calories
399
Protein
23 g
Total Carbohydrate
50 g
Dietary Fiber
4 g
Soluble Fiber
0 g
Insoluble Fiber
1 g
Sugar
3 g
Total Fat
11 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Monounsaturated Fat
7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
2 g
Trans Fatty Acid (tfa)
0 g
Cholesterol
115 mg
Omega-3 Fatty Acid
0 g
Omega-6 Fatty Acid
1 g
Percent Calories from Protein
24 %
Percent Calories from Carbohydrate
51 %
Percent Calories from Fat
25 %
Vitamin A
410 IU
Vitamin B1- Thiamin
0 mg
Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin
0 mg
Vitamin B3 - Niacin
4 mg
Vitamin B6
0 mg
Vitamin B12
1 mcg
Biotin
3 mcg
Vitamin C
22 mg
Vitamin D
115 IU
Folate
30 mcg
Vitamin E
3 IU
Vitamin K
19 mcg
Pantothenic Acid
1 mg
Calcium
69 mg
Iron
3 mg
Phosphorus
268 mg
Potassium
381 mg
Sodium
416 mg
Zinc
1 mg