You are here: Home » Recipes » Coconut Couscous Coconut Couscous Recipe by RelishKitchen Tested Yield 2 servings We love this dish with garlicky grilled shrimp or beef. Or add a can of garbanzo beans for a hearty main dish. PrintEmail Meg Letson, of Scottsboro, Ala., first prepared this dish on a 3-inch backpacking stove during a winter trek of Alabama’s 110-mile Pinhoti Trail. Now she’s teaching kids the joys of cooking on the trail through her adventure company, Nomad Backcountry Adventures. Ingredients 1 cup water2 garlic cloves, chopped1 tablespoon olive oil1/2 cup uncooked couscous1/4 cup chopped dried apricots1/4 cup raisins1 1/2 tablespoons curry powder1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/8 teaspoon salt2 tablespoons chopped pistachios2 tablespoons shredded coconut1/4 cup chopped green onion Instructions Bring water to a boil over medium heat in a 6-cup saucepan. Add garlic and olive oil. Stir in couscous, apricots, raisins, curry powder, cayenne and salt. Bring to a boil again and then remove from heat. Cover with lid and allow it to stand for 10 minutes. Garnish with pistachios, coconut and onions. —Recipe by Meg Letson, Scottsboro, Ala.