No Thanks
Let

Keep In Touch With MarthaStewart.com

Sign up and we'll send inspiration straight to you.

Martha Stewart takes your privacy seriously. To learn more, please read our Privacy Policy.

Shrimp Saute with Orzo

  • servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked orzo
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 20 large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails left on
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Bring a medium saucepan of salted water to a boil. Add orzo; cook until al dente, using cooking time suggested on package. Drain; toss with 1 teaspoon oil, and add salt and pepper to taste.

  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat remaining oil in a large skillet. Add garlic; cook over low heat for 1 minute. Add shrimp, salt and pepper to taste, and 2 tablespoons parsley; cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Turn, and cook for 3 minutes more, or until opaque. Remove from pan, and keep warm.

  3. Step 3

    Add lemon juice and wine to skillet. Bring to a boil, lower heat, and reduce by half, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Add remaining parsley; stir in butter, lemon zest, and capers. Adjust seasonings. Pour over shrimp, and serve on a bed of orzo.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, April/May 1994

Reviews (2)

  • 18 Mar, 2013

    Fab!

  • 24 Feb, 2011

    I loved this! So easy, and you could keep most of this stuff on hand. I admit I forgot the capers (grrrr) and reduced the amount of butter. I will definitely be making this again.