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Coconut Curry Shrimps and Couscous

Course Fish, Main Course
Cuisine Indian, The World
Keyword coconut, curry, fish, grains, shrimp
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 477 kcal


  • 2 tbsps olive oil 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tbsps red curry paste 3 tablespoons red curry paste
  • 1 medium onion 1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 13 onces coconut milk 1 can ( 13.66oz) coconut milk
  • 1 lbs cherry tomatoes 1 pound halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1.25 cup couscous 1 1/4 cups couscous
  • 2 cups peas 2 cups frozen peas
  • 1 lbs shrimps 1 pound large, peeled and deveined shrimps


  1. Heat a large straight sided skillet over medium high heat. Add olive oil and swirl around to cover the bottom of the skillet.

  2. Add onion and 1/2 teaspoon salt, cook stirring frequently until the onions are translucent, about 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in curry paste and cook 30 seconds and blend well.

  3. Stir in coconut milk, 1 cup of water and another 1/2 teaspoon salt.

  4. Squeeze tomatoes juice into the curry mixture, then drop the tomatoes. Boil for 1 minute. Stir in the couscous and peas and mix well. Scatter shrimps on top in a single layer, return to a boil.

  5. Cover and reduce the heat to medium low and simmer until the shrimps are just cooked through, 5 to 7 minutes.

  6. Serve hot in the skillet and drizzle with olive oil lightly.

Nutrition Facts
Coconut Curry Shrimps and Couscous
Amount Per Serving
Calories 477 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 285mg95%
Sodium 903mg39%
Potassium 604mg17%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 35g70%
Vitamin A 2880IU58%
Vitamin C 60.5mg73%
Calcium 224mg22%
Iron 5.2mg29%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.