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Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi


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  • 1 cup uncooked orzo
  • 2 tblsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp salt divided
  • 7 tsp unsalted butter divided
  • 1 1/2 lbs jumbo shrimp
  • 2 tsp fresh minced garlic
  • 2 tbls fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp peper



Step 1

1. Cook orzo and drain. Place in bowl and stir in parsley and 1/4 tsp salt.
2. Melt 1 tsp butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Sprinkle shrimp with remaining 1/4 tsp salt. Add half of shrimp to pan; saute 2 minutes or until shrimp are almost done. Transfer shrimp toa plate. Melt 1 tsp butter in pan and add remaining shrimp to pan and saute 2 minutes or until almost done. Transfer shrimp to plate.
3. Melt remaining 1 tblsp butter in pan. Add garlic to pan; cook 30 seconds sstirring constantly. Add shrimp, juice and pepper to pan cook 1 minute or until shrimp are done.


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