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How to Make Delicious Orzo Pasta with Shrimp

Orzo pasta with shrimp – This recipe is fantastic for when you have no idea what to cook. You can have Orzo pasta with shrimp using 16 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Orzo pasta with shrimp

  1. It’s 1 bag of frozen shrimp, defrosted and cleaned.
  2. It’s 1.5 cups of orzo pasta.
  3. Prepare 1 of small can of tomatoes, I used chipotle seasoned.
  4. It’s 1/2 cup of frozen peas, defrosted.
  5. You need 1 of lemon juice.
  6. Prepare 1 of chopped shallot.
  7. It’s 1.5 cups of chicken broth.
  8. It’s 1.5 cups of water.
  9. Prepare of Olive oil.
  10. It’s of Grated parmesan.
  11. You need of Marinating shrimp:.
  12. It’s 1 tbsp of garlic podwer.
  13. You need 2 tbsp of cumin powder.
  14. You need 1 tbsp of red chilli powder.
  15. It’s of Juice of 1 lime.
  16. It’s of Salt.

Orzo pasta with shrimp Instructions

  1. Marinate the shrimp with the spices above mentioned in a bowl.
  2. Take a wide bottomed pan, add olive oil, fry the chopped shallots and garlic until brown.
  3. Add the uncooked orzo and fry till few of them turn little brown.
  4. Add the broth and water,peas to the pan and bring it to boil.once it comes to boil, simmer it and cook it covered for 10 to 12 minutes.
  5. Once the orzo is cooked, add the tomatoes and mix well.
  6. Cook for few minutes and set a side. Mix in the lemon juice.
  7. In a separate pan, cooked the shrimp with little oil, let all the water evaporate and cook however you like. If you like juicy, I suggest cooking for 5to6 mins after the water evaporates.
  8. Once shrimp is cooked., arrange them on top of the orzo pasta in a bowl
  9. If you like, u can add bacon crumbles too.