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

A note about serious food allergies

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Garlic Cloves
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    6 oz. Orzo Pasta
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    2 oz. Feta Cheese
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    8 oz. Shrimp
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    ⅗ oz. Butter
  • 5 oz. Baby Spinach
  • 1 fl. oz. White Cooking Wine
  • 1 Lemon
  • 0.125 oz. Oregano
  • 2 Green Onions
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    617
  • Carbohydrates
    71g
  • Fat
    21g
  • Protein
    32g
  • Sodium
    1483mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • 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 Stem and coarsely chop oregano. Halve lemon lengthwise. Cut one half into wedges and juice the other half. Trim and mince white portions of green onion. Slice remaining green portions of green onions thinly. Keep white and green portions separate. Pat shrimp dry, and season with a pinch of salt and ¼ tsp. pepper.

  • Step 2 - Cook the Orzo
    2

    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, 2 minutes on one side. Stir in butter, white portions of green onions, half the oregano, and half the garlic (reserve remaining of both for spinach). Stir occasionally until shrimp reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 3-5 minutes. Remove from burner. Remove shrimp and garlic from pan, scraping off any bits off 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, green portions of green onions, and remaining oregano. 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 and feta until combined. Remove from burner. Stir in 2 tsp.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. Squeeze lemon wedge over to taste. Bon appétit!