Shrimp Scampi With Green Onions And Orzo Recipe

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Shrimp Scampi with Green Onions and Orzo

Kim Belcher


This is one of my favorite recipes. Everyone in our house loves all the great flavor combos. Make it for the ones you love on Valentines' Day . . . and any day!

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more than enough for 2; possibly 3-4


10 Min


15 Min


Stove Top


3/4 c
orzo (rice-shaped pasta)
4 Tbsp
(1/2 stick) butter, divided
2 Tbsp
olive oil
garlic cloves, peeled
1 lb
uncooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined
green onions, thinly sliced
1/3 c
dry white wine

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook orzo in large saucepan of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to bite, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons butter with oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Using garlic press, squeeze in garlic; stir 10 seconds. Add shrimp and sauté 2 minutes. Add green onions and toss until shrimp are just opaque in center, about 1 minute longer. Add wine and toss until wine boils, about 1 minute. Mix in remaining 2 tablespoons butter and season to taste with salt and pepper.
Drain pasta; transfer to large bowl. Top with shrimp and onion-garlic butter.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #scampi