Shrimp Saute With Orzo Recipe

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Shrimp Saute with Orzo

Jennifer H


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1 c
orzo pasta, uncooked
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 tsp
olive oil
"just a pinch" of salt
"just a pinch" of pepper
garlic cloves, minced
20 large
shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails
1/4 c
parsley, chopped
lemon, juice and zest only
1 c
white wine, dry
5 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
1 Tbsp
capers, drained and rinsed


1Bring a medium saucepan of salted water to a boil.

2Add orzo; cook until al dente, using cooking time suggested on package.

3Drain; toss with 1 teaspoon oil, and add salt and pepper to taste.

4Meanwhile, heat remaining oil in a large skillet.

5Add garlic; cook over low heat for 1 minute.

6Add shrimp, salt and pepper to taste, and 2 tablespoons parsley; cook for 3 to 4 minutes.

7Turn and cook for 3 minutes more or until opaque.

8Remove from pan and keep warm.

9Add lemon juice and wine to skillet.

10Bring to a boil, lower heat and reduce by half, about 2 minutes.

11Remove from heat.

12Add remaining parsley; stir in butter, lemon zest and capers.

13Adjust seasonings.

14Pour over shrimp, and serve on a bed or orzo.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Pasta, Seafood
Other Tag: Quick & Easy