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Take the hassle out of making Spiced Couscous and Shrimp at home with the pure flavor of McCormick® herbs and spices. A blend of turmeric, cinnamon and cumin lends warmth to a traditional homemade Chermoula--a Moroccan herb sauce typically served with seafood. Layer sauce, couscous and shrimp in a bowl for a Moroccan-inspired meal worth gathering around the table for.



Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Spice Blend:
Spiced Couscous:


Instructions Checklist
  • For the Spice Blend, mix all ingredients in small bowl. Set aside.

  • For the Chermoula, place cilantro, garlic and lemon juice in blender container; cover. Blend until almost smooth. Gradually add oil with machine running. Blend until smooth. Mix in 1 1/4 teaspoons of the Spice Blend. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.

  • For the Couscous, bring water to boil in small saucepan. Stir in remaining ingredients and another 1 1/4 teaspoons of the Spice Blend. Cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.

  • For the Shrimp, toss shrimp with remaining Spice Blend in medium bowl until evenly coated. Heat oil in medium skillet on high heat. Add shrimp; cook 1 minute per side or just until shrimp turn pink.

  • To serve, spoon Chermoula into serving bowl. Top with couscous and shrimp. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

415 calories; protein 14g; carbohydrates 32.3g; fat 25.8g; cholesterol 86.3mg; sodium 404.6mg. Full Nutrition