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Garlic Shrimp with Orzo

This is a quick dish that is nothing but good ! Orzo, one of my favorite pastas + super low cal shrimp + a lemony garlic sauce. Super yummy !

Garlic Shrimp with Orzo
Garlic Shrimp with Orzo

4 servings
383 calories per serving

1 c whole wheat orzo
2 T chopped parsley
Salt and pepper to taste
6 teaspoons butter, divided
1 1/2 lb. frozen shrimp (peeled and cooked)
1 T minced garlic
2 T lemon juice
Zest of one lemon

Cook orzo according to package instructions, drain and then add parsley, 2 t butter, salt and pepper. Melt 4 t butter in skillet and add garlic and cook 30 seconds. Then add shrimp with a bit of salt and pepper. Work in batches if you pan is not large enough. Cook until shrimp is heated through. Add lemon juice at the very end of the heating. Add lemon zest to orzo. Serve shrimp over orzo.

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