Garlic Lemon Shrimp Orzo

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Description

Tasty, healthy and refreshing Shrimp Orzo with lemon and garlic. This can be cooked in less than 20 minutes and it can help you to save your time on a busy weeknight.

Garlic Lemon Shrimp Orzo

Summary

Yield
Servings
Prep time
5 minutes
Cook time
15 minutes
Total time
20 minutes

Ingredients

1 cup
orzo
1 pound
shrimp (cooked, peeled, devined)
3 cloves
garlic (minced)
2 tablespoons
lemon juice
2 tablespoons
parsley (finely chopped)
1 tablespoon
butter
3 cups
water
 
salt
 
pepper

Instructions

1. If you use raw shrimp, boil it or saute for 3 minutes (or until pink). Avoid overcooking.
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2. Bring water to a boil. Add orzo and salt to taste. Cook for about 10 minutes or until tender. Drain and transfer to a bowl. Add 1/2 lemon juice and parsley, mix.
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3. In a large skillet, heat butter. Add garlic and cook for a bit less than a minute, until starts to brown.
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4. Add shrimp and the remaining lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir and cook for 1 minute.
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5. Combine shrimp and orzo. Serve.
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Comments

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I had this orzo for lunch today. Liked the easiness of this meal. Will definitely make it again.
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