Shrimp Couscous Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by jgharvey

Makes 8 servings



For a beautiful, flavorful cold salad and a wonderful variation from the standards, try this easy and delicious couscous. Shrimp and tomatoes are tossed with couscous and feta cheese, then dressed in a garlic vinairgreet. Always a hit, and never goes to waste.

Recipe Ingredients for Shrimp Couscous Salad

2 cups couscous
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon dijon mustard
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 clove garlic
1 red bell pepper
1 yellow bell pepper
1 1/2 pounds shrimp
2 tomatoes
1 cup parsley

Recipe Directions for Shrimp Couscous Salad

  1. Pour 2 cups water into a saucepan, and bring to a biol. Stir in couscous,, cover, and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes, then immediately fluff with a fork. Set aside to cool.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, cider vinegar, dijon mustard, garlic, cumin, and salt and pepper to taste. Set aside

  3. In a large salad bowl, tos together the shrimp, cooled couscous, red and yellow bell peppers, tomatoes, parsley and feta cheese. Whisk vinaigrette to blend, then pour in about half of it over the couscous. Toss to coat, and add more dressing to coat throughly without drenching. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

Categories

Seafood, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Main Dish, Mediterranean

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 218.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
385
Calories from Fat
134
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.9g
23%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
166mg
55%
Sodium
209mg
9%
Potassium
418mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
37.6g
13%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
14%
Sugars
2.5g
Protein
24.1g
Vitamin A 40% Vitamin C 121%
Calcium 6% Iron 22%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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