Shrimp With Arugula Couscous

Peppery wilted arugula mixed with fluffy couscous pairs with sautéed shrimp for a simple, tasty dinner in just 15 minutes.

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 291 calories
    • Calories 34 calories from fat
    • Fat 11 g
    • Sat Fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 46 mg
    • Sodium 265 mg
    • Protein 12 mg
    • Carbohydrate 35 g
    • Fiber 3 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 62 mg
Peppery wilted arugula mixed with fluffy couscous pairs with sautéed shrimp for a simple, tasty dinner in just 15 minutes.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 cup instant couscous
  2. Check 3 tablespoons olive oil
  3. Check 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced
  4. Check 1 5-ounce bag arugula
  5. Check 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  6. Check 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  7. Check 20 medium-size shrimp, deveined
  8. Check 1 lemon, quartered

Directions

  1. Prepare the couscous according to the package directions and fluff with a fork.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook until aromatic, about 1 minute.
  3. Add the arugula and cook until just wilted, about 1 more minute.
  4. Transfer the arugula and the couscous to a large bowl, season with half the salt and pepper and toss gently.
  5. In the same skillet, heat the remaining oil over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and the remaining salt and pepper and cook 2 minutes on each side.
  6. Serve the shrimp over the couscous with a squeeze of lemon.