Week 8: PWC In the Kitchen

Week 8 PWC In the Kitchen

Photo Credit: Cooking Light

This week’s recipe is a little different than many that we’ve shared over the past few weeks. Cooking Light‘s Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi recipe is full of healthy, summery ingredients that are to die for.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup uncooked orzo
  • 2 tbsp. fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 7 tsp. butter
  • 1.5 lbs. peeled and de-veined jumbo shrimp
  • 2 tsp. fresh garlic (minced)
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper

Directions:

  1. Cook orzo according to directions on package (omit salt and fat).
  2. Put orzo in a bowl. Stir in parsley and 1/4 tsp. salt. Cover.
  3. Melt 1 tbsp. butter in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Put the remainder of the salt on the shrimp. Put half of shrimp in the skillet and cook for 2 minutes. Put shrimp on a plate once cooked.
  5. Melt 1 tbsp. butter in skillet. Add the remainder of the shrimp to the pan and cook for 2 minutes. Put the cooked shrimp on a plate.
  6. Melt 1 tbsp. butter in skillet. Cook garlic in the skillet for 30 seconds. Add shrimp, lemon juice and pepper. Cook for 1 minute.
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