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Spiced Prawns with Dried Fruit Couscous

Moroccan-spiced shrimp are served over couscous that's studded with dried fruit and tossed with a lemony dressing. Photo credit: Ali Ebright from Gimme Some Oven.
15m
PREP TIME
10m
COOK TIME
442
CALORIES
15
INGREDIENTS

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Ingredients 4 Servings

  • Dried Fruit Couscous
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup couscous
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots substitution Substitutions available
    • other dried fruit
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried dates substitution Substitutions available
    • raisins
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Sicilian Sea Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Coarse Ground Black Pepper
  • Spiced Prawns
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick Gourmet™ Moroccan Seasoning Ras El Hanout
  • Garnishes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • Lemon wedges

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 For the Couscous, bring water to boil in small saucepan. Stir in couscous and dried fruits; cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Meanwhile, mix lemon juice, oil, honey, sea salt and pepper in small bowl with wire whisk until well blended. Fluff couscous with fork. Spoon into medium bowl. Add dressing; toss to coat well. Keep warm
  • 2 For the Shrimp, heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until golden. Add shrimp; cook and stir on medium-high heat 2 minutes. Sprinkle with Seasoning; cook and stir 2 minutes longer or just until shrimp turn pink. Serve shrimp over couscous. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve with lemon wedges

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