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Makes
Makes: 6
Level
medium
Prep Time
10
Total Time
30

Ingredients

1 bag
Frozen Raw Shrimp (peeled, deveined, tail off; 41/60 count), thawed
1 pound
1 tbsp
salt
1 tbsp
Compliments Granulated Sugar
2 tbsp
Compliments Butter
1 box
Orzo Pasta
12 ounces
6 cups
Compliments Chicken Broth
1 tbsp
finely shredded and minced lemon peel (yellow part only)
1 tsp
Compliments Organic Thyme, minced
1 tbsp
Sensations Extra Virgin 100% Olive Oil
4 ounces
Compliments Feta Cheese
1 1/2 tbsp
fresh lemon juice

Method

Step 1
Rinse shrimp and pat dry with paper towels. In a bowl, mix shrimp with salt and sugar. Cover and chill.
Step 2
Rinse shrimp and pat dry with paper towels. In a bowl, mix shrimp with salt and sugar. Cover and chill.
Step 3
Add broth, lemon peel, and thyme. Bring to a boil over high heat. Then reduce heat slightly and simmer, stirring often, until orzo is tender to bite and liquid is mostly absorbed, about 15 minutes.
Step 4
About 5 minutes before orzo is done, remove shrimp from refrigerator and rinse well. Pat shrimp dry between paper towels. Heat oil in a 12-inch nonstick frying pan over high heat.
Step 5
Add shrimp and cook, stirring and turning often, until shrimp are pink and no longer translucent in center, cut to test,about 2 minutes.
Step 6
Remove from heat.When orzo is done, stir in cooked shrimp, feta, and the lemon juice.
Step 7
Transfer to individual bowls and serve immediately.
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Characteristics

Dinner

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Nutrition Description:
Per serving (1/6 of the recipe):
Calories:
400
Saturated Fat:
6 g
Carbs:
47 g
Sugar:
5 g
Protein:
27 g
Cholesterol:
140 mg
Fiber:
2 g
Sodium:
1420 mg