Meal Kit

Shrimp Scampi with Broccoli Orzo

Skinnytaste

Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Shellfish

Calories Conscious
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    8 oz. Shrimp
  • Info
    4 oz. Orzo Pasta
  • 6 oz. Broccoli Florets
  • 4 Garlic Cloves
  • ¼ tsp. Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 Lemon
  • ¼ oz. Parsley
  • Info
    ⅗ oz. Butter
  • Info
    ½ oz. Grated Parmesan

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    477
  • Carbohydrates
    52g
  • Fat
    18g
  • Protein
    29g
  • Sodium
    1341mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Medium Pot

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Cut broccoli into ½" pieces. Halve lemon lengthwise. Cut one half into wedges and juice the other half. Stem and coarsely chop parsley. Mince garlic. Pat shrimp dry, and season all over with a pinch of salt and pepper.

  2. 2

    Cook the Orzo and Broccoli

    Once water is boiling, add orzo and broccoli. Cook until orzo is al dente, 4-5 minutes. Reserve ½ cup orzo cooking water. Drain orzo and broccoli in a colander. Set aside. Wipe pot clean and reserve.

  3. 3

    Finish the Orzo

    Return pot used cook broccoli and orzo to medium heat. Add 2 tsp. olive oil and half the garlic (reserve remaining for shrimp) to hot pot. Cook until aromatic, 30-60 seconds. Stir in broccoli orzo, half the orzo cooking water, Parmesan, and ¼ tsp. salt until combined. If too dry, and remaining orzo cooking water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached. Remove from burner. Cover and set aside.

  4. 4

    Cook the Shrimp

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat. Add butter and 1 tsp. olive oil to hot pan. Stir until butter is melted, 2-3 minutes. Add remaining garlic and cook until aromatic, 30-60 seconds. Add shrimp and cook until opaque and shrimp reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 2-3 minutes per side. Remove from burner and stir in parsley, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes (to taste).

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, placing shrimp on broccoli orzo and squeezing lemon wedges over meal to taste. Bon appétit!

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