Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Looking for an easy Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi recipe? Learn how to make Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by tballpasta

Makes 4 servings



http://find.myrecipes.com/recipes/recipefinder.dyn?action=displayRecipe&recipe_id=10000001880014 Cooking Light, March 2009

Recipe Ingredients for Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi

1 cup uncooked orzo
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
7 teaspoons unsalted butter, divided
1 1/2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Recipe Directions for Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi

  1. 1. Cook orzo according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain. Place orzo in a medium bowl. Stir in parsley and 1/4 teaspoon salt; cover and keep warm.

  2. 2. While orzo cooks, melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle shrimp with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add half of shrimp to pan; sauté 2 minutes or until almost done. Transfer shrimp to a plate. Melt 1 teaspoon butter in pan. Add remaining shrimp to pan; sauté 2 minutes or until almost done. Transfer to plate.

  3. 3. Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter in pan. Add garlic to pan; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Stir in shrimp, juice, and pepper; cook 1 minute or until shrimp are done.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 232.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
84
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.3g
14%
Saturated Fat
4.7g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
349mg
116%
Sodium
721mg
30%
Potassium
339mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
32.8g
11%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.2g
Protein
41.1g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 7% Iron 30%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
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