Ingredients: 1 lb (450 g) of shrimp tails on (frozen OK) 2 shallots, diced 1 tbsp (15 ml) olive oil 1 tsp (5 ml) garam masala salt and pepper to taste 3 cups (543 g) of couscous, cooked according to package instructions 1 cup (150 g) of raisins 1 cup (150 g) of golden raisins ½ cup (75 g) of dried apricots, diced 1 cup sliced (150 g) raw almonds 1 can (225 g) of garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed well ½ cup (65 g) of fresh mint, chopped
Method: In a large bowl, toss shrimp with garam masala, salt and pepper until well coated. Heat olive oil in a pan, sautee shallots until translucent, and then add shrimp. Cook until shrimp is pink and opaque. Set aside to cool
Cook couscous according to package instructions. Fluff with a fork and transfer to a mixing bowl. Add raisins, dried apricots, garbanzo beans, almonds and fresh mint. Toss and serve at room temperature. Or refrigerate until ready to serve.