Israeli Couscous Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Israeli Couscous Salad recipe? Learn how to make Israeli Couscous Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kirakarla

Makes 8 servings



Prevention Magazine (January 2008). Spicy and citrusy - very good.

Recipe Ingredients for Israeli Couscous Salad

1 tbs olive oil
1 lb shrimp, peeled & deveined
2 jalepeno peppers, thinly sliced
4 tsp splenda (or sugar)
1 tsp sea salt
1 pepper to taste
2 cups water
2 cups couscous
2 tbs rice wine vinegar
2 tbs olive oil, extra-virgin
2 tbs orange juice
2 clementines (or small oranges), peeled and sectioned
2 tbs cilantro, finely chopped
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 avocado

Recipe Directions for Israeli Couscous Salad

  1. First make the chile sauteed shrimp by heating some oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add the shrimp, jalepeno peppers, and ground black pepper. Saute 3-5 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the sugar and cook 1-2 minutes more, or until the shrimp are done. Toss with a tsp of salt.

  2. Make the couscous according to package directions.

  3. In a very large bowl, whisk together the vinegar, oil, & orange juice.

  4. Add the couscous, shrimp, clementines, & cilantro (optional), and toss well.

  5. Sprinkle with salt & pepper, add avocado, & toss gently.

Categories

Seafood, Main Dish, Mediterranean, Quick

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 245.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
339
Calories from Fat
88
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.8g
15%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
111mg
37%
Sodium
486mg
20%
Potassium
415mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
42.6g
14%
Dietary Fiber
5.0g
20%
Sugars
5.9g
Protein
18.2g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 85%
Calcium 5% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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