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orzo shrimp risotto


found this on foodnetwork.com and it is courtesy of michele urvater. we make rice and shrimp every few weeks, so i decided that perhaps we should use orzo and voila! ;)


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  • Carbohydrates: 297.2
  • Fats: 11.0
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0
  • Minerals: 8.0
  • Proteins: 40.0
  • Vitamins: 20.0
  • Water: 11.0


  1. Saute the shallots in butter for 5 minutes or until tender
  2. Saute garlic & red pepper flakes an additional 30 seconds to a minute
  3. Add the steeped saffron in white wine and evaporate
  4. Add the orzo and saute just enough to coat the pasta kernels
  5. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil and cook until the pasta has absorbed the broth
  6. And is tender
  7. About 10 minutes
  8. Stir in the shrimp
  9. Cover and steep just long enough for the shrimp to gently warm through
  10. Season to taste with salt and crushed red pepper
  11. Garnish with parsley and scallions

Step 8

Total Time in Minute 25

Ingredients Count 11

cooking orzo   shrimp risotto

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Saffron thread

White wine

Low sodium chicken broth

Orzo pasta

Crushed red pepper flakes

Cooked shrimp

Fresh italian parsley


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