Shrimp Orzo Skillet

Shrimp Orzo Skillet

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • Shrimp

  • 8

    oz large uncooked shrimp (21-25 per lb.)

  • 1

    Tb. veg. oil

  • ½

    tsp salt

  • ¼

    tsp ground black pepper

  • tsp sugar

  • Orzo

  • 8

    oz. orzo pasta

  • 1

    garlic clove

  • 2

    cups chicken broth

  • 1

    cup clam juice

  • 1

    lemon

  • 1

    Tb. thinly sliced fresh mint

  • 1

    cup frozen peas

  • 1

    Tb. butter

Directions

For shrimp, peel and devein shrimp. Add oil to 10-in skillet; heat over med-high 1-3 minutes or until shimmering. As skillet hears, combine salt, pepper and sugar in small batter bowl; add shrimp and toss to coat. Arrange shrimp in single layer over bottom of skillet and cook 1 minute or until 1 side is browned and edges are pink. Remove skillet from heat and turn shrimp over; let stand add. 30 seconds or until centers are opaque and shrimp is cooked through. Remove from skillet, set aside. For orzo, in sale skillet, combine orzo, pressed garlic, broth and clam juice. Bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat to med-low. Cook 10-12 minutes or until orzo is cooked through. As orzo cooks, zest lemon with Microplane to measure 1 Tb zest; juice lemon to measure 1 Tb juice. Thinly slice mint with Santoku. Remove skillet from heat and stir in peas, butter and lemon juice. arrange shrimp over orzo; cover and let stand 3-5 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with lemon zest and mint before serving.


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