Shrimp Scampi with Green Onions and Orzo Recipe

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Submitted by joelpennie

Makes 4 servings



Bon App?tit | June 2009 by Jill Silverman Hough This dish is like risotto (only quicker and easier) and features cooked orzo topped with garlicky shrimp. Note: Shown with double shrimp for extra protein content. Read More http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Shrimp-Scampi-with-Green-Onions-and-Orzo-353414#ixzz1MRPAv2ee

Recipe Ingredients for Shrimp Scampi with Green Onions and Orzo

3/4 cup orzo (rice-shaped pasta)
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, divided
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 garlic cloves, peeled
2 pounds uncooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined
4 green onions, thinly sliced
1/3 cup dry white wine

Recipe Directions for Shrimp Scampi with Green Onions and Orzo

  1. Cook orzo in large saucepan of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to bite, stirring occasionally.

  2. Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons butter with oil in heavy large skillet over mediumhigh heat. Using garlic press, squeeze in garlic; stir 10 seconds. Add shrimp and saut? 2 minutes. Add green onions and toss until shrimp are just opaque in center, about 1 minute longer. Add wine and toss until wine boils, about 1 minute. Mix in remaining 2 tablespoons butter and season to taste with salt and pepper.

  3. Drain pasta; transfer to large bowl. Top with shrimp and onion-garlic butter.

Categories

Pasta, Seafood, Main Dish, Mediterranean, Saute

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 316.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
487
Calories from Fat
172
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.1g
29%
Saturated Fat
8.3g
41%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
354mg
118%
Sodium
369mg
15%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
30.1g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
2.3g
Protein
47.0g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 2% Iron 8%
* 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
F
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
  • Contains alcohol
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