Couscous ‘N’ Garlic Shrimp

first_imgCouscous ‘N’ Garlic ShrimpCouscous, a tender grain similar to rice, is a great side for any meaty main dish. In this recipe, it’s flavored by tasty sauteed shrimp, garlic, spinach, and a touch of zesty lemon juice to create a blend of flavors you and your family will love. Top serving bowls off with olives, parsley, and shredded Parmesan cheese.Ingredients:24 fresh or frozen large shrimp (about 1 lb.)1 Tbsp. olive oil4 cloves garlic, minced1 tsp. dried tarragon, crushed1/2 tsp. dried thyme, crushed1/4 tsp. Old Bay seasoning or celery salt1 5.6-oz. pkg. toasted pine nut-flavored couscous mix1-1/4 cups chicken broth1 8-oz. jar oil-packed dried tomatoes, drained and chopped2/3 cup sliced green onions1/3 cup lemon juice1/4 cup butter, melted1 6-oz. pkg. fresh baby spinach12 pitted olives, halved1 Tbsp. snipped fresh parsley (optional)Shredded Parmesan cheeseDirections:1.Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein, if necessary. Rinse shrimp; pat dry. Place shrimp in a large self-sealing plastic bag. Add oil, garlic, tarragon, thyme, and Old Bay seasoning. Seal bag and turn to coat shrimp evenly. Marinate in refrigerator for 1 hour.2.Prepare couscous according to package directions using the 1-1/4 cups broth in place of water. Stir tomatoes and onions into couscous. Set aside. In a bowl combine lemon juice and butter; set aside. In a large skillet cook and stir shrimp with marinade over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn opaque. Pour half of the butter mixture over shrimp. To serve, divide spinach among individual bowls. Spoon couscous mixture on spinach. Arrange shrimp on couscous; spoon remaining butter mixture over all. Sprinkle with olives, parsley (if desired), and Parmesan. Makes 4 to 6 servingsRecipe source:Better Homes and Gardens Tweet Food & DiningLifestyle Couscous ‘N’ Garlic Shrimp by: – September 12, 2011 Sharing is caring! 38 Views   no discussionscenter_img Share Share Sharelast_img

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