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Feeling Ugly: Garlic Chilli Prawns & Pesto Couscous

Feeling ugly? When I'm feeling this way, I like to eat prawns/shrimp because amazingly, they protect the skin from premature ageing, and it helps us produce new hair and skin cells making us look vibrant and healthy. They say it even helps prevent hair loss and intensifies our hair colour! So the next time you don't like the reflection looking back at you in the mirror, try out this recipe!
Ingredients
For couscous
  Couscous 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Hot water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, diced
  Courgette/Zucchini 1 Large, diced
  Cumin 2 Tablespoon (1 - 2 tablespoon)
  Pesto 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt and pepper To Taste
For shrimp
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 80 Gram
  Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm), minced
  Prawns/Shrimp 1 Kilogram
  Fresh red chillies 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Lemon 1 , wedged
Directions

FOR COUSCOUS
MAKING
1. In a large bowl, add in the couscous and hot water. Cover with saran wrap and let it sit for a few minutes.
2. Meanwhile in a pan, heat the olive oil and sauté onion until soft. Add in the courgette and cook for a few minutes.
3. Season with cumin, salt and pepper. Add in the pesto and mix well, followed by the couscous. Stir well.

SERVING
4. Recipe follows.
FOR GARLIC CHILI PRAWNS
1. In a pan, heat together olive oil and butter, add in the garlic, red chilli and prawns. Cook for a few minutes, until pink.

SERVING
2. Serve the couscous along with prawns and lemon wedge.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Stir Fried
Interest: 
Complete Meal
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Restriction: 
High Protein, Low Sugar
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 551 Calories from Fat 257

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.6%

Saturated Fat 8.9 g44.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 226.5 mg75.5%

Sodium 689.4 mg28.7%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g15%

Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.4%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 27 g53.4%

Vitamin A 8.6% Vitamin C 28.6%

Calcium 7.4% Iron 18.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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