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Title:   Creole Shrimp Kabobs With Couscous

Nutrition facts

Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
Amount per serving
Calories 311 Calories from Fat 0
Hide Daily Values % Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
  Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 48g 16%
  Dietary Fiber 6g
Protein 27g
Vitamin A 0%     Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%     Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


Creole Shrimp Kabobs With Couscous

1pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1tablespoon Creole seasoning*
1Spanish onion, cut into 2-inch pieces
2green bell peppers, cut into 2-inch pieces
16cherry tomatoes
1cup whole-wheat couscous
salt and black pepper to taste

Preheat grill, grill pan or broiler. In a large bowl, toss shrimp in Creole seasoning to coat.

Alternate shrimp and vegetables on skewers. (Soak wooden skewers for 5-30 minutes first.) Grill or broil 5-7 minutes, until shrimp are bright red and cooked through, turning skewers halfway through cooking time.

Meanwhile, bring 1 1/4 cups water to a boil. Stir in couscous, cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. (Add chopped cilantro, thyme and chives if desired.) Season with salt and pepper; serve with kabobs.

*Sold in supermarket spice sections.

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 15 min.

Cook Time: 15 min.

Nutrition Score per serving:

% Fat5%
g Fat1.7 g; 0.3 g saturated
% Carbs61%
g Carbs47.5 g
% Protein34%
g Protein26.5
g Fiber6 g
mg Sodiumn/a
% Calciumn/a
g Calciumn/a

WW Points: 6
Cal: 311 ; Fat: 2 ; Fiber: 4

Why is the fiber lower than what the nutritional information says?
Weight Watchers modified the point system plan, where you can only count 4 grams of fiber for any food item, and the rest is ignored.  This modification was because people were abusing it and eating high fiber foods in order to make the points seem lower.

last edit by blozzom, 9/26/2006 11:35:45 AM

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