Wednesday, July 15, 2015
What's for dinner.....
Sesame Shrimp and Couscous Salad
3 1/4 cups water, divided
1/2 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (I use more shrimp)
1 cup uncooked couscous
1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
2 tsp vegetable oil
1 1/2 tsp low-sodium soy sauce
1/2 tsp dark sesame oil
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced romaine lettuce
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
3/4 cup frozen green peas, thawed
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (I use more - I love cilantro)
2 tbs finely chopped unsalted, dry roasted peanuts
Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add shrimp, cook 3 minutes or until done. Drain and rinse with cold water, cut shrimp in half. Bring 1 1/4 water to a boil in saucepan, gradually stir in couscous. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork, cool.
Combine vinegar, vegetable oil, soy sauce, sesame oil and garlic in a large bowl; stir well with a whisk. Add shrimp, couscous, lettuce, bell pepper, peas and cilantro, toss well. Sprinkle with peanuts.
Enjoy the yum......