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Shrimp Avocado Mango Couscous Salad

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FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 370
Protein 21g
Fat 15g
Carbs 39g
Total Time 20 minutes

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Shrimp Avocado Mango Couscous Salad

Ingredients

Shrimp Avocado Mango Couscous Salad
Ingredients for 5 servings

  • 1 1/4 lb jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons The Fit Cook Green Chile Lime seasoning
  •  Salad
    • 3/4 cup uncooked pearled couscous (OR cauliflower pearls for a lower carb option)
    • 1 cup diced tomatoes
    • 1 cup diced mango
    • 2 small ripe avocados, diced
    • 1 orange bell pepper, diced
    • 1 cup diced red onion
    • sea salt & pepper to taste
  • Sauce
    • juice from 1 navel orange
    • juice from 2 limes
    • 1 tablespoon Tabasco or your favorite hot sauce
    • 4 garlic cloves, minced (or 1 tablespoon garlic powder)
    • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
Steps

Prepare pearled couscous according to the instructions given in the package.  Drain,  then set aside.
Shrimp Avocado Mango Couscous Salad

Season shrimp in a mixing bowl.
Shrimp Avocado Mango Couscous Salad

Set a carbon steel  skillet on high heat, spray it with a little  avocado oil, then add the shrimp and cook it through, about 6 – 8 minutes.  Once  finished, chop the shrimp into pieces.
Shrimp Avocado Mango Couscous Salad

Prep all the ingredients.
Shrimp Avocado Mango Couscous Salad

Mix together the ingredients for the sauce in a cup.
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Combine the shrimp and salad ingredients in a large mixing bowl.  Pour in the sauce and gently toss everything together.
Shrimp Avocado Mango Couscous Salad

Season to taste with sea salt & pepper, and use lime or orange juice to tweak the flavor as needed.
Shrimp Avocado Mango Couscous Salad

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Calories
370
Protein
21g
Fat
15g
Carbs
39g
Sodium
760mg
Fiber
7g
Sugar
10g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.