Shrimp Scampi With Green Onions And Orzo Recipe

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Shrimp Scampi with Green Onions and Orzo

Kim Belcher

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@kiminphoenix

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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Rating:

Serves:

more than enough for 2; possibly 3-4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
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