Bangkok Prawns With Coconut-Infused Couscous
Original Plain
Fish / Seafood
  1. 1 pkg. NEAR EAST® Original Plain Couscous
  2. 1 tbs. olive oil
  3. 3/4 cup unsweetened, light coconut milk
  4. 12 large prawns/shrimp, peeled & de-veined (about 1/2 lb)
  5. 1/2 cup chicken broth
  6. 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  7. 2 tbs. green onion, finely chopped
  8. 1 1/2 tsp. ginger, ground or freshly grated/minced
  9. 1 tbs. soy sauce
  10. 1/8 tsp. tumeric
  11. 1 hot red or green pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  12. 2 tbs. fresh basil, chopped
  13. 3/4 cup unsweetened, light coconut milk
  14. 1/4 cup chicken broth
  15. 2 tbs. fresh lime juice
  16. 1/2 tsp. turmeric
  17. 1 tbs. cornstarch mixed with 2 tbs. water
Preparation Instructions
  1. Add coconut milk, broth, green onion, soy sauce, and turmeric to medium saucepan. Bring to boil.
  2. Add couscous and cover; remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with fork lightly before serving.
  3. While couscous is standing, heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add prawns, garlic, ginger, hot pepper, and basil, and sauté 2 minutes, stirring often.
  4. Add coconut milk, broth, lime juice, and turmeric, and corn starch mixture; simmer 2-3 minutes, stirring often, until sauce is thickened and prawns are cooked through.
  5. Serve the sauté over the couscous. Pepper to taste.
Makes 4 Servings
Nutrition Information
Calories: 480; Total Fat: 10g; Cholesterol: 220mg; Sodium: 620mg; Total Carbs: 60g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Protein: 36g;