Shrimp Saute with Orzo

Shrimp Saute With Orzo

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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
  • 2
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 20 large
    shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails
  • 1/4 c
    parsley, chopped
  • 1
    lemon, juice and zest only
  • 1 c
    white wine, dry
  • 5 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 1 Tbsp
    capers, drained and rinsed

How to Make Shrimp Saute with Orzo


  1. Bring a medium saucepan of salted water to a boil.
  2. Add orzo; cook until al dente, using cooking time suggested on package.
  3. Drain; toss with 1 teaspoon oil, and add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Meanwhile, heat remaining oil in a large skillet.
  5. Add garlic; cook over low heat for 1 minute.
  6. Add shrimp, salt and pepper to taste, and 2 tablespoons parsley; cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
  7. Turn and cook for 3 minutes more or until opaque.
  8. Remove from pan and keep warm.
  9. Add lemon juice and wine to skillet.
  10. Bring to a boil, lower heat and reduce by half, about 2 minutes.
  11. Remove from heat.
  12. Add remaining parsley; stir in butter, lemon zest and capers.
  13. Adjust seasonings.
  14. Pour over shrimp, and serve on a bed or orzo.

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About Shrimp Saute with Orzo

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

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