Mediterranean Shrimp with Couscous

It's so great when you are cooking to use flavors that just love one another. Mediteranean style cooking is so easy because there are so many wonderful blends of flavors that just belong together. This dish is quick, easy, flavorful, and healthy. Its a perfect easy weeknight meal. 


16 oz box pearled couscous 
16 oz raw shrimp
1/4 cup kalamata olives
1/2 cup feta cheese
juice and zest of 1 lemon
fresh thyme 
salt and pepper 
1 can chicken stock
2 tablespoon butters
1 garlic clove


In a large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of your butter. Cook your couscous according to the package instructions, only instead of just boiling it in water, use chicken stock instead. While your couscous cooks, in another skillet melt your other tablespoon of butter. Add your shrimp and cook until pink and opaque. Add your lemon juice. Mince your garlic and add that and your time, cook until fragrant or about 1 minute. Mix your cooked couscous with the lemon zest, olives, and feta cheese. Salt and pepper to taste. Top with your shrimp and serve immediately. 

Bon Apetite!