Lemony Shrimp Scampi with Orzo Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 pound orzo pasta
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Zest and juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 5 cups arugula or spinach or other greens (I simply used a store-bought organic salad mix)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
How to cook Lemony Shrimp Scampi with Orzo:
  • Cook orzo in boiling pot of salted water until al dente.
  • To make the vinaigrette: Whisk together 1/3 cup of olive oil, lemon zest and juice, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet, saute shallots in a little bit of olive oil over medium heat. Add in the shrimp and season heavily with pepper and salt.
  • Once shrimp are pink, curled, and cooked through remove and set aside.
  • Deglaze the skillet with white wine and add in your greens. Once the greens are wilted and most of the wine is evaporated add in the cooked orzo and shrimp.
  • Toss with the vinaigrette and serve the Lemony Shrimp Scampi with Orzo immediately.
  • Enjoy!
Lemony Shrimp Scampi with Orzo recipe
Lemony Shrimp Scampi with Orzo recipe

Note(s):

The Lemony Shrimp Scampi with Orzo recipe easy to cook and so good!


This recipe for Lemony Shrimp Scampi with Orzo serves/makes: 4 servings

The Lemony Shrimp Scampi with Orzo recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Shrimp (more Shrimp recipes)
Preparation Method: Pasta (more Pasta recipes)

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