Take the hassle out of making Spiced Couscous and Shrimp at home with the pure flavour of McCormick® herbs and spices. A blend of turmeric,cinnamon and cumin lends warmth to a traditional homemade Chermoula – a Moroccan herb sauce typically served with seafood. Layer sauce,couscous and shrimp in a bowl for a Moroccan-inspired meal worth gathering around the table for.

  • 15min

    prep time

  • 10min

    cook time

  • 422


  • 15




Nutrition information (per serving)

  • 422calories
  • 84mgcholesterol
  • 408mgsodium
  • 14gprotein
  • 26gtotal fat
  • 2gfiber
  • 33gcarbohydrates


  • To make the Spice Blend: mix all ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.

  • To make Chermoula: place coriander,garlic and lemon juice in the blender and cover. Blend until almost smooth. Gradually add oil while the blender is running. Blend until smooth. Mix in 1 1/4 teaspoons of the Spice Blend. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.

  • To make Couscous: bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. Stir in remaining ingredients and another 1 1/4 teaspoons of the Spice Blend. Cover. Remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.

  • Toss shrimp with remaining Spice Blend in a medium bowl until evenly coated. Heat oil in a medium pan over high heat. Add shrimp and cook for 1 minute per side or just until shrimp turns pink.

  • To serve,spoon Chermoula into a serving bowl. Top with couscous and shrimp. Garnish with coriander if desired.