sunset orzo with shrimp

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 392.3
  • Total Fat: 17.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 135.6 mg
  • Sodium: 561.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 26.0 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1/2 lb orzo
    2 pinches saffron threads
    1 cup chicken or beggie broth
    3 tbsp olive oil
    1/3 chorizo chopped
    1 onion, chopped
    1 small red bell pepper chopped
    2 cloves garlic, choppped
    1 tsp ground turmeric
    1/3cup green peas
    1 lb medium shrimp
    1/4 c chopped parsley
    1 tsp paprika
    juice of 1/2 lemon


1. bring a large pot of water to a boil, salt it, add the orzo and cook until al dente. drain and cover.
2. while pasta is cooking, steep teh saffron in the broth over low heat.
3. in a med. skillet, heat 1 tbsp oil, over med heat.
Add the chorizo and cook until browned, 2 min. Add the onion, pepper, garlic and turmeric and cook for 5 min. Stil in the peas.
4. in another med. skillet, heat the remaining 2 tbsp oil over med. heat. Add shrimp adn cook until pink and firm, 2 to 3 min. Stoir in the parsley, paprika and lemon juice; season with salt. Remove from heat.
5. pour the broth over the chorizo and vegetables. Add the orzo and toss fro 2 minuts.
Top the orzo with the shrimp.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ECHOQUEEN.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

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  • Taste was very good, but as a Rachael Ray 30 minute took longer to make and used way to many pots/pans..... - 5/20/09

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