Garlic Lemon Shrimp Orzo

(mydeliciousmeals.com)
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

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
Yield:
Servings
Prep time:
5 minutes
Cook time:
15 minutes
Total time:
20 minutes
Yield: 4 Servings | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes | Total time: 20 minutes

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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Nice and easy recipe!

cynthia April 14, 2014 9:51 PM
I had this orzo for lunch today. Liked the easiness of this meal. Will definitely make it again.

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