Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi
Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi
Johnny Autry / Cooking Light
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Rating:
-1 (0 rated)
Servings:
4
Calories:
403

Ingredients

  • Ingredients

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

Preparation

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. 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. 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.

Nutritional Information:Calories: 403Fat: 10.4 gSatfat: 4.8 gMonofat: 2.2 gPolyfat: 1.4 gProtein: 40.1 gCarbohydrate: 34.7 gFiber: 1.7 gCholesterol: 276 mgIron: 4.3 mgSodium: 549 mgCalcium: 97 mg