Lemony Shrimp and Couscous Salad

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

From Cooking Light.

Top Review by sugaree

This is a lovely recipe. DH had something very similar at a local restaurant and I was so happy to be able to make this for him. I used middle eastern couscous which is larger and also added some french string beans.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a saucepan; stir in couscous; remove pan from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes or until couscous is tender and liquid is absorbed; fluff with a fork.
  2. Bring 1 ½ quarts water to a boil; add in shrimp; cook 3-5 minutes or until shrimp are pink; drain well and rinse with cold water.
  3. Peel, devein, and coarsely chop shrimp.
  4. Add chopped shrimp and bell pepper to cooked couscous.
  5. Combine the parsley and remaining ingredients; add to the couscous mixture; toss to combine.
  6. Cover and chill; taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper; serve cold.

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