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Creole Shrimp Kabobs with Couscous

Creole Shrimp Kabobs with Couscous

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning (sold in supermarket spice sections)
  • 1 Spanish onion, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 green bell peppers, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 16 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup whole-wheat couscous
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat grill, grill pan, or broiler. In a large bowl, toss the shrimp in the Creole seasoning to coat.
  2. Alternate shrimp and vegetables on skewers. (Soak wooden skewers for 5-30 minutes first.) Grill or broil for 5-7 minutes, until shrimp are bright red and cooked through, turning the skewers halfway through cooking time.
  3. Meanwhile, bring 1 1/4 cups of water to a boil. Stir in couscous, cover, and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. (Add chopped cilantro, thyme, and chives if desired.) Season with salt and pepper; serve with kabobs.

Note

  • Nutritional information includes 1/8 teaspoon of added salt per serving.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 323 kcal cal., 3 g fat (0 g sat. fat), 469 mg sodium, 8 g fiber, 4 g sugar, 31 g pro., 89 mg calcium, 4 mg iron. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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