Easy Shellfish Couscous Recipe
  • Shrimp, deveined, de shelled, large- 15
  • Mussels, cleaned- 15
  • Onion, chopped- 2
  • Tomato, chopped-1
  • Ginger-Garlic paste- 1 tbsp
  • Green chili, chopped- 1
  • Garam Masala- ½ tsp
  • Chili powder- 1½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
  • Fennel powder- 2 tsp
  • Cilantro, chopped- 1 handful
  • Water- 1 cup
  • Couscous- 11 4/ cups
  • Oil- 1 tbsp
  • Salt- to taste
  1. Devein and de shell the shrimp and wash it under running water.
  2. Clean the mussels and wash under running water.
  3. Place a wide non-stick pan over medium heat, add oil to it.
  4. Add the chopped onions to it followed by little salt, let it turn translucent.
  5. Add ginger-garlic paste and green chili saute for few minutes.
  6. Add chopped tomato and let it get mashed.
  7. Add the garam masala and saute for a minute.
  8. Add chili powder, turmeric powder, fennel powder, salt and combine well.
  9. Add the shrimp and mussels, cover with the lid and let the shell fish cook for about 10 minutes or so.
  10. If the mixture is getting dry, add little water to it.
  11. Add the chopped cilantro and combine everything.
  12. Once the shell fish has cooked well, pour 1 cup water to it.
  13. Let the water come to a rolling boil.
  14. Add 1¼ cups couscous, immediately cover the pan with its lid and remove the pan from the stove.
  15. Let it stand for 3-4 minutes.
  16. Open the pan, combine the couscous with a fork.
  17. Serve the couscous on a plate topped with shrimp and mussels.
You could make this with boneless chicken.
Make sure the chicken has cooked well before you add couscous.
Adjust the spice level according to your needs.
You could even add crab to this.
Recipe by Cooking with Thas - Healthy Recipes, Instant pot, Videos by Thasneen at https://www.thasneen.com/cooking/easy-shellfish-couscous-recipe/