Shrimp Orzo SkilletSubmitted by: CMKAMINSKI5381
IntroductionQuick-cooking shrimp are a mainstay in a busy kitchen. Orzo is another staple that cooks faster than rice. Both orzo and shrimp cook in the same skillet for this recipe Quick-cooking shrimp are a mainstay in a busy kitchen. Orzo is another staple that cooks faster than rice. Both orzo and shrimp cook in the same skillet for this recipe
* Shrimp, raw, 8 oz
* Olive Oil, 1 tbsp
* Salt, .25 tsp
* Pepper, black, .25 tsp
* Granulated Sugar, .25 tsp
* Orzo Pasta, 250 grams
* Garlic, 1 clove
* Chicken Broth, 2 cup (8 fl oz)
* *Lemon Juice, 1 lemon yields
* Peas, frozen, 1 cup
* Butter, unsalted, 1 tbsp
* Clam Juice, 16 tbsp
Arrange shrimp in single layer over bottom of skillet and cook 1 minute or until 1 side is browned and edges are pink. Remove skillet from heat and turn shrimp over; let stand add. 30 seconds or until centers are opaque and shrimp is cooked through. Remove from skillet, set aside.
For orzo, in sale skillet, combine orzo, pressed garlic, broth and clam juice. Bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat to med-low. Cook 10-12 minutes or until orzo is cooked through.
As orzo cooks, zest lemon with Microplane to measure 1 Tb zest; juice lemon to measure 1 Tb juice. Thinly slice mint with Santoku.
Remove skillet from heat and stir in peas, butter and lemon juice. arrange shrimp over orzo; cover and let stand 3-5 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with lemon zest and mint before serving.
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CMKAMINSKI5381.