Shrimp Scampi Couscous
with tomatoes and Parmesan
Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.
Cook Within: 3 days
Difficulty Level: Easy
Spice Level: Not Spicy
Contains: Shellfish (Shrimp), Milk, Wheat
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In Your Box (serves 2)
- 1 Lemon
- 4 oz. Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
- 1 fl. oz. White Cooking Wine
- 2 tsp. Mirepoix Broth Concentrate
- 1 tsp. Garlic Pepper
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You Will Need
- Olive Oil
- 1 Microwave-Safe Bowl
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
- Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
- Seafood 145° F |
- Chicken 165° F |
- Ground Beef 160° F |
- Ground Turkey 165° F |
- Ground Pork 160° F
Customize It Instructions
If using diced chicken breasts, follow same instructions as shrimp in Steps 1, 2, and 3, baking uncovered in hot oven, 5-6 minutes, adding couscous, then baking again uncovered in hot oven until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 15-20 minutes.
Start the Shrimp
Turn oven on to 425 degrees. Let preheat, at least 10 minutes. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry.Zest and halve lemon. Cut one half into wedges and juice the other half.Drain shrimp thoroughly and pat dry.In provided tray, combine shrimp and 1 tsp. olive oil.Bake uncovered in hot oven until shrimp start to turn pink, 5-6 minutes.Shrimp will finishing baking in a later step.
Add the Couscous
Carefully remove tray from oven.Push shrimp to one side of tray. Tray will be hot! Use a utensil.In now-empty side, add couscous, white wine, mirepoix base, 1 tsp. lemon zest, tomatoes, 1/4 tsp. salt, and garlic pepper. Stir to combine.
Bake the Meal
Bake again uncovered in hot oven until couscous is heated through and shrimp reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 10-15 minutes.While meal bakes, in a microwave-safe bowl, combine crème fraîche, butter, and 2 tsp. water. Cover with a paper towel. Microwave covered until butter melts, 30-60 seconds.Carefully remove from microwave and stir to combine.Carefully remove tray from oven. Stir 1 tsp. lemon juice into couscous.To serve, top couscous with shrimp and garnish with sauce and cheese. Squeeze lemon wedges over to taste. Bon appétit!
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