Shrimp, Couscous, & Melon Salad

6
Servings
20m
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
35m
Ready In


"A hearty salad, with savory and sweet elements. I usually have my grocery store peel, devein and steam my shrimp for me so I am a step ahead."

Original recipe yields 6 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (342.4 g)
  • Calories 571.3
  • Total Fat - 29.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 9.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 172.9 mg
  • Sodium - 980.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 39.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.1 g
  • Sugars - 7.3 g
  • Protein - 36.2 g
  • Calcium - 85.1 mg
  • Iron - 3.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 38.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

For the dressing: In a small bowl combine the shallot, lime and lemon juice, and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Whisk in the olive oil.

Step 2

In a medium saucepan bring salted water to a boil. Add the couscous; cook 6 to 8 minutes or until tender. Drain and rinse with cold water. Drain again.

Step 3

Arrange couscous, shrimp, cantaloupe, cucumber, spinach, and basil on a platter. Drizzle with the dressing. Toss before serving.

Tips & Variations


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