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Grilled Harissa Shrimp

This spicy North African inspired Grilled Harissa Shrimp recipe is simple to make and will have your tastebuds singing. Let's fire up that grill!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1 pound Shrimp Gulf Shrimp preferrably
  • 1/3 cup Harissa Sauce
  • 1 Medium Zucchini
  • 1/3 cup Sun-dried tomatoes
  • 3 Green Onions
  • 1 cup Couscous
  • 1 cup Chicken Stock
  • 1 TBS olive oil
  • 1/2 TBS Salt
  • 1/2 TBS Black Pepper
  • 8-10 Bamboo Skewers


  1. Light your grill and bring it up to medium-high heat

  2. Soak skewers in water

  3. De-vein shrimp if needed

  4. season shrimp with salt/pepper and harissa sauce

  5. Skewer shrimp with two skewers. 5-6 shrimp each

  6. Place skewers into the fridge until ready to grill

  7. Dice zucchini, sun-dried tomatoes, and green onions separating the pale green bottoms from the dark green tops.

  8. In a skillet add 1 TBS of olive oil and sautee zucchini and sun-dried tomatoes for 3-4 minutes.

  9. In a medium saucepan bring 1 cup of chicken stock to a boil and add couscous and green onion bottoms.

  10. Remove couscous from heat and cover with a lid and let stand for 5 minutes

  11. After five minutes mix in sautéed zucchini and tomatoes.

  12. Place shrimp skewers on pre-heated grill and cook for 2-3 minutes per side.

  13. Plate shrimp on a bed of couscous and garnish with thinly sliced green onions.

  14. Enjoy