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Couscous Salad With Shrimp And Oranges

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Ingredients
  Orange 1 Large
  Large shrimp 1 Cup (16 tbs), cooked and peeled
  Cooked shrimp 1 Cup (16 tbs), large, peeled
  Couscous 1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
  Uncooked couscous 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Orange juice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon (Fresh)
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Grated fresh ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Ginger 1 Tablespoon, grated fresh
  Grated orange peel 1 Tablespoon
  Orange peel 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Raisins 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped toasted walnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Walnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped, toasted
  Parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), finely chopped (Fresh)
  Finely chopped fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Peel and discard the orange pith and membrane.
Halve the segments and reserve few whole segments for garnish.
2) Cut the shrimp into bite-sized pieces and reserve a few whole shrimp for garnish.

MAKING
3) Cook the couscous as per the directions on package by adding orange juice instead water.
4) In a bowl, transfer the cooked couscous and fluff with a fork.
5) Then drizzle over the oil and lemon juice and fluff the grains further.
6) Stir in the ginger, orange peel, halved orange segments, raisins, walnuts, parsley and cut-up shrimp.
7) Place in the refrigerator for several hours before serving.

SERVING
8) Garnish with the shrimp and orange segments, then serve immediately on individual serving plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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