Moroccan Shrimp and Cous CousWe love shrimp! It is a quick and yummy dinner option. Give this incredibly delicious seasoned shrimp a try!


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 pounds peeled medium size shrimp
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 lemons, 1 juiced, 1 wedged
  • bunch of cilantro
  • salt and pepper
  • instant couscous


  1. Prepare instant couscous as per directions, fluff with fork and set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a saute pan. Add the cumin, ginger, paprika and cayenne and cook stirring constantly for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the shrimp, garlic and season with salt. Cook, stirring for approx 1 minute. Squeeze in the juice of the 1 lemon and add 1 cup of water.
  4. Stir, then cover and let simmer until the shrimp are cooked through. Approx 3-5 minutes.
  5. Remove the pan from heat and stir in the cilantro. Season with salt and pepper and extra lemon juice if you like.
  6. Transfer the couscous to a serving plate. Season the couscous with 1/2 lemon and sprinkle with 3 tablespoons of olive oil.
  7. Serve couscous with the shrimp pour some of the cooking juices on top and serve with lemon wedges.

Moroccan Shrimp and Couscous

Moroccan Shrimp and Couscous

Moroccan Shrimp and couscous