Shrimp Scampi with Green Onions and Orzo

Shrimp Scampi With Green Onions And Orzo

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Kim Belcher

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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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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

How to Make Shrimp Scampi with Green Onions and Orzo

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.

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About Shrimp Scampi with Green Onions and Orzo

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



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