Sea-and-Shore Bison Kabobs with Mediterranean Couscous Salad Recipe
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Sea-and-Shore Bison Kabobs with Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Description

Colorful skewers of bison sirloin steak, tender sea scallops, mushrooms, zucchini, and cherry tomatoes are grilled and served with a Greek-inspired couscous salad in this gourmet recipe.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon zest
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 16 large fresh or frozen sea scallops
  • 16 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 3 (6 ounce) packages bison sirloin steak, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 16 small whole or halved large button mushrooms
  • 1 medium green or red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Mediterranean Couscous Salad:
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1 1/4 cups quick-cooking couscous
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup seeded, chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onion
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup Greek vinaigrette salad dressing

Instructions

  1. For brush-on, stir together oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, salt, and thyme in a small bowl; set aside.
  2. Thaw scallops, if frozen. Rinse scallops; pat dry with paper towels. On eight 10-inch skewers,* alternately thread scallops, cherry tomatoes, and zucchini, leaving 1/4 inch between pieces.
  3. On eight 10-inch skewers,* alternately thread bison sirloin steak pieces, mushrooms, and bell pepper, leaving 1/4 inch between pieces.
  4. For gas or charcoal grill, place bison skewers on the rack of a covered grill directly over medium-high heat. Grill for 8 to 10 minutes or until desired doneness, turning once and brushing with brush-on. Grill scallop skewers beside bison skewers for 5 to 6 minutes or until scallops are opaque, turning once and brushing with brush-on. Serve with Mediterranean Couscous Salad.
  5. Mediterranean Couscous Salad: Bring broth to boiling in a medium saucepan. Stir in couscous. Cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff couscous lightly with a fork. Transfer to a large bowl. Let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes. Stir in chopped tomato, cucumber, onion, and feta cheese. Toss with vinaigrette.

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Nutritional Information

Sea-and-Shore Bison Kabobs with Mediterranean Couscous Salad

Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 376
% Daily Value *
Total Fat: 23 %
Saturated Fat:
Cholesterol: 25 %
Sodium: 36 %
Potassium: 23 %
Total Carbohydrates: 9 %
Dietary Fiber: 12 %
Protein: 65 %
Sugars:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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