Eating healthy doesn’t have to be time-consuming. Case in point, this delectable shrimp and couscous dish you can make in less than 20 minutes. The creamy yogurt sauce kicks your fat cravings while the protein-packed shrimp works to keep you full.
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Recipe serves: 4
- 1 cup whole wheat couscous
- 1/4 cup golden raisins
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 1 tablespoon prepared hummus
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint or dill
- Kosher salt
- 1 1/4 pounds medium shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails removed
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon hot paprika
- Juice of 1/2 lemon
- Preheat the broiler to high.
- Combine the couscous, raisins, and 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a bowl. Add 1 1/4 cups very hot water, cover with plastic wrap, and let sit until all of the water is absorbed and the couscous is tender, about 5 minutes.
- Stir together the yogurt, hummus, mint, and 1 to 2 tablespoons water in another bowl. Season with salt and set aside.
- Toss the shrimp, tomatoes, the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil, and paprika together. Spread out on a baking sheet and broil until the shrimp is opaque and cooked through, about 4 minutes. Drizzle with the lemon juice.
- Fluff the couscous with a fork. Divide the shrimp and couscous among four plates. Scrape any of the drippings from the baking sheet into the yogurt-hummus sauce. Serve the shrimp and couscous with the sauce.
Editor's Note: This video_recipe was originally published on , and was last reviewed on .
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