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.


  • 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


  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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