Moroccan ShrimpSubmitted by: MRSTEJANO
IntroductionThis dish adds a definite Moroccan flair to dinner! It's low fat, but full of flavor and protein! This dish adds a definite Moroccan flair to dinner! It's low fat, but full of flavor and protein!
1 box (10 oz.) couscous
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 yellow onion, diced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 red bell pepper, diced
2/3 cup raisins
1 large can (28 ounce) whole tomatoes, drained and roughly chopped
1 pound shrimp
2 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2. In skillet over medium heat, heat the oil. Add the onion, salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Cover and cook until the onion is softened, 5-7 minutes. Add the bell pepper and raisins and cook for 4 minutes more.
3. Add the tomatoes and heat for 3 minutes. Meanwhile place the shrimp in bowl and sprinkle with cumin, cinnamon and remaining black pepper. Squeeze the lemon over the shrimp and toss to combine.
4. Add the shrimp (but not the liquid) to the tomato mixture in the skillet. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the shrimp are pink and cooked through, about 3 minutes. Fluff the couscous with a fork, divide it among individual plates and spoon on the shrimp.
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MRSTEJANO.