Moroccan Shrimp Recipe | PBS Food


Cook time: 25 Minutes

Total time: 25 Minutes

Yield: 4

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  • 1 10-ounce box couscous
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion diced
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 3/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1 28-ounce can whole tomatoes drained and roughly chopped
  • 1 lb. shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 lemon halved


  1. Prepare the couscous according to the package directions; set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, over medium-low heat, heat the oil. Add the onion, ½ teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. Cover and cook until onion is softened, 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Add the bell pepper and raisins and cook for 4 minutes more. Add the tomatoes and heat for 3 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, place the shrimp in a bowl and sprinkle with cumin, cinnamon, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. Squeeze the lemon over the shrimp and toss.
  5. Add the shrimp (not the liquid) to the tomato mixture. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the shrimp are pink and cooked through, about 3 minutes.
  6. Fluff the couscous with a fork, divide it among individual plates, and spoon the shrimp over the top.

Nutrition Info

Per Serving Calories 580.46 Calories From Fat 10% Calcium  179.62mg Carbohydrate  94.46g Cholesterol  172.36mg Fat  6.42g Iron  7.06mg Protein  35.32mg Sat Fat  0.97g Sodium  580.55mg