Romesco Shrimp & Couscous Skillet with Spinach & Tomatoes

Romesco Shrimp & Couscous Skillet

with Spinach & Tomatoes

25 MIN
2 Servings
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Chefs! We’re bringing you a series of recipes designed with ease of cooking and cleanup in mind, but without sacrificing the incredible flavors you’ve come to expect from a classic Blue Apron meal. For this one-skillet dish, we're calling on our bold, smoky romesco sauce (a Spanish cuisine staple made with almonds, roasted peppers, tomatoes, and more) to bring together a medley of shrimp, vegetables, and fluffy couscous. A drizzle of bright lemon labneh provides welcome creamy, cooling contrast.
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Romesco Shrimp & Couscous Skillet with Spinach & Tomatoes
Title
  • 10 oz Tail-On Shrimp (Peeled & Deveined)
  • ½ cup Yellow Couscous
  • 3 oz Baby Spinach
  • 2 Scallions
  • 4 oz Grape Tomatoes
  • 1 Lemon
  • 3 Tbsps Romesco Sauce (Contains Almonds)
  • 1 Tbsp Capers
  • 2 Tbsps Dried Currants
  • ¼ cup Labneh Cheese
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tips & techniques
Prepare the ingredients
1 Prepare the ingredients

Wash and dry the fresh produce. Thinly slice the scallions, separating the white bottoms and hollow green tops. Halve the tomatoes; place in a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Quarter and deseed the lemon.

Start the skillet
2 Start the skillet

Pat the shrimp dry with paper towels (remove the tails, if desired); season with salt and pepper. In a medium pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned shrimp in an even layer. Cook, without stirring, 2 to 3 minutes, or until slightly opaque. Add the sliced white bottoms of the scallions, seasoned tomatoes, spinach, and romesco sauce; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 1 to 2 minutes, or until the shrimp are opaque and cooked through.

Finish the skillet
3 Finish the skillet

To the pan, add the couscous, currants, and capers. Cook, stirring constantly, 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until thoroughly combined. Add 1 cup of water (carefully, as the liquid may splatter); season with salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, turn off the heat. Tightly cover the pan with foil (or a lid) and let stand 6 to 8 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed and the couscous is tender. Stir to combine. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

Make the lemon labneh & serve your dish
4 Make the lemon labneh & serve your dish

Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the labneh and the juice of 2 lemon wedges; season with salt and pepper. Serve the finished skillet drizzled with the lemon labneh. Garnish with the sliced green tops of the scallions. Serve the remaining lemon wedges on the side. Enjoy!

Tips from Home Chefs

Prepare the ingredients
1 Prepare the ingredients

Wash and dry the fresh produce. Thinly slice the scallions, separating the white bottoms and hollow green tops. Halve the tomatoes; place in a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Quarter and deseed the lemon.

2 Start the skillet

Pat the shrimp dry with paper towels (remove the tails, if desired); season with salt and pepper. In a medium pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned shrimp in an even layer. Cook, without stirring, 2 to 3 minutes, or until slightly opaque. Add the sliced white bottoms of the scallions, seasoned tomatoes, spinach, and romesco sauce; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 1 to 2 minutes, or until the shrimp are opaque and cooked through.

Start the skillet
Finish the skillet
3 Finish the skillet

To the pan, add the couscous, currants, and capers. Cook, stirring constantly, 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until thoroughly combined. Add 1 cup of water (carefully, as the liquid may splatter); season with salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Heat to boiling on high. Once boiling, turn off the heat. Tightly cover the pan with foil (or a lid) and let stand 6 to 8 minutes, or until the water has been absorbed and the couscous is tender. Stir to combine. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

4 Make the lemon labneh & serve your dish

Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the labneh and the juice of 2 lemon wedges; season with salt and pepper. Serve the finished skillet drizzled with the lemon labneh. Garnish with the sliced green tops of the scallions. Serve the remaining lemon wedges on the side. Enjoy!

Make the lemon labneh & serve your dish
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