Main dish

Shrimp Scampi with Broccoli Orzo

Yields: 4 Servings Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 5 Mins Cook Time: 20 Mins Total Time: 25 Mins
This quick and easy Shrimp Scampi with Broccoli Orzo is a dish the whole family will love and it’s ready in under 30 minutes!

Ingredients

0/15 Ingredients
    Pasta
  • Shrimp

Instructions

0/8 Instructions
  • Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil, add the pasta and broccoli and cook according to package directions for al dente. Reserve about 1/2 cup liquid before draining.
  • Drain orzo and broccoli in a colander and add the oil to the pot over medium heat.
  • Add the garlic and cook until golden, 30 seconds. Return the drained orzo and stir to combine all.
  • Add 1/4 cup of the reserved liquid, or more as needed and cook 1 minute, stirring.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet melt butter and oil over medium heat. When the butter is melted, add garlic and sauté 30 seconds.
  • Add shrimp and season with 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper. Cook 2 minutes, flip, then add another 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper. Cook an additional 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp are opaque and cooked through.
  • Remove from heat and add red pepper (if using), lemon juice, and parsley. Toss to evenly coat.
  • To serve, divide the shrimp and sauce over 3/4 cup orzo.

Tags

#Skinny Taste  

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