Shrimp Couscous Paella
Shrimp Couscous Paella is a quick and easy one dish meal that's perfect for a busy weeknight and is fancy enough to serve to guests.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
- 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
- 1 cup Onion diced (about 1 medium onion)
- 1 Sweet Red Pepper diced
- 1 Sweet Yellow Pepper diced
- 3 Garlic Cloves minced
- 1 cup Chicken Broth
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon Salt
- 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon Dried Thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon Ground Turmeric
- 1/2 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes if you want some extra heat!
- 10 ounces peas frozen
- 1 1/2 pounds Shrimp peeled and deveined
- 7 ounces couscous uncooked
Heat oil over medium-high heat.
Add onion, peppers and garlic to pan and saute for about 5-8 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
Stir in remaining ingredients, except for couscous.
Raise heat and bring mixture to a very low boil.
Reduce to medium-low heat and simmer for 8-10 minutes until shrimp turn pink, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat and stir in uncooked couscous.
Cover with lid or aluminum foil and let stand for 5 minutes.
Fluff with fork.
Calories: 486kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 428mg | Sodium: 1847mg | Potassium: 631mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1605IU | Vitamin C: 135.7mg | Calcium: 296mg | Iron: 5.8mg