Moroccan Shrimp With Couscous

Recipe by dicentra
READY IN: 25mins




  • Spoon yogurt onto several layers of heavy-duty paper towels; spread to 1/2-inch thickness. Cover with additional paper towels, and let stand 5 minutes.
  • Scrape into a bowl using a rubber spatula. Cover and refrigerate.
  • While yogurt stands, combine the paprika, salt, cumin, curry, red pepper, and cinnamon.
  • Bring 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika mixture, dried fruit, water, and broth to a boil in a medium saucepan; gradually stir in the couscous.
  • Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
  • While couscous stands, melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Sprinkle shrimp with remaining paprika mixture.
  • Add shrimp to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until done.
  • Spoon 1/2 cup couscous in center of each plate.
  • Top each with 1/2 cup shrimp and 1 tablespoon yogurt. Garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.