Friday, June 21, 2019


I came across this recipe that is so simple and tasty that I stocked up on the nutritious Couscous.  Maybe you want to create your own version of couscous salad. 

Couscous Salad with Snap Peas with Chimichurri
Couscous can be purchased in batch or in pre-packaged box.
3/4 C Couscous
1 C water
2 tsp avocado oil or your choice
1/2 tsp garlic cloves  smeared

1 bag of  Snap Peas - washed and chopped
Optional:  Parsley - Chopped 1/4 C

All oil and garlic to water in a pot and bring water to boil.
Add Couscous.  Cover the pot.  Turn off the heat.
Let stand for 5 min.  Fluff.  Cooled   It's ready.
A simple CHIMICHURRI dressing:
In a large bowl, combine
1 TBsp  Vinegar
2 tsp Oregano
1 TBsp water
1/2 tsp salt, a few grinds pepper
1/4 C oil

Mix couscous and snap peas together in serving bowl.  Add chimichurri dressing.  Stir to combine.  Serve with meat dish or eat as is.

I added Cumin and Turmeric in my Chimichurri
 Mix cooled couscous with snap peas.
 Ready to serve.

Couscous Salad with stir fried Shrimps
 Optional dish the other week I added is the stir fried shrimps.
 It was very delicious.
Prepare the couscous with snap peas and chimichurri dressing according to the top instruction.

Stir Fried Shrimps
10 to 15 tail-on shrimps - cleaned in salt water
Chop some green onions
1/4 C Ketchup
Ginger slice or ginger powder
1 TBsp Cooking oil to stir fry
 Heat frying pan.  Add 1 TBsp Avocado cooking oil. 
Ginger slice and green onion.
Add shrimps.
Stir fry for a minute.
Add Ketchup.
Stir fry till ketchup is somewhat thick and coated all around shrimps.
Serve on top of Couscous.

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