Garlic Shrimp Scampi

over spanikopita orzo pasta

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Shellfish

Calories Conscious
A note about serious food allergies

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 1 tsp. Greek Seasoning Blend
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    1 oz. Butter
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    2 oz. Shaved Parmesan
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    8 oz. Shrimp
  • 1 fl. oz. White Cooking Wine
  • 1 Lemon
  • 5 oz. Baby Spinach
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    6 oz. Orzo Pasta
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    684
  • Carbohydrates
    70g
  • Fat
    27g
  • Protein
    35g
  • Sodium
    1409mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Medium Pot
  • 1 Wire-Mesh Strainer
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients
    1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Coarsely chop spinach. Mince garlic Halve lemon lengthwise. Cut one half into wedges and juice the other half. Pat shrimp dry, and season with a pinch of salt and ¼ tsp. pepper.

  • Step 2 - Cook the Orzo
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    Cook the Orzo

    Once water is boiling, add orzo and cook until tender, 8-10 minutes.
    Drain orzo in a wire-mesh strainer. Set aside. While orzo cooks, cook shrimp.

  • Step 3 - Cook the Shrimp
    3

    Cook the Shrimp

    Heat 1 tsp. olive oil in a large non-stick pan over medium heat. Add shrimp and cook undisturbed until seared on one side, 2-3 minutes on one side. Stir in butter and half the garlic (reserve remaining for spinach). Stir occasionally until shrimp reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 1-2 minutes. Remove from burner. Remove shrimp and garlic from pan, scraping off any cooked bits off the pan's bottom. Reserve pan, no need to wipe clean.

  • Step 4 - Finish the Orzo
    4

    Finish the Orzo

    Return pan used to cook shrimp to medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add remaining garlic. Cook, 30 seconds. Add white cooking wine and cook until evaporated, 15-30 seconds. Add spinach and ¼ tsp. salt. Stir occasionally until wilted, 1-2 minutes. Stir in orzo, half the Parmesan (reserve remaining for garnish) and seasoning blend until combined. Remove from burner. Stir in 1 Tbsp. lemon juice.

  • Step 5 - Finish the Dish
    5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, placing shrimp on top of orzo and garnishing with reserved Parmesan. Squeeze lemon wedge over to taste. Bon appétit!