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    Decadently Creamy Shrimp and Scallop Scampi With Orzo

    Decadently Creamy Shrimp and Scallop Scampi With Orzo. Photo by Papa D 1946-2012

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    JPsBarbie's Note:

    I found myself without a car today and had to come up with dinner from things in the freezer and pantry. A quick inventory was pointing me in the direction of scampi but I wanted something a bit different. This is still very garlicky and yet the creamy cheesy sauce makes it somewhat comforting and very decadent. Served it with some steamed broccoli and crusty bread.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt butter in pan and add garlic and orzo. Add some of the Bahama Mama seasoning (I prefer it to the Old Bay). Cook about 5 minutes or until orzo turns a golden brown. Be careful not to burn it.
    2. 2
      Add clam broth and water. Cover and cook for about 15 minutes stirring occassionally to keep from clumping.
    3. 3
      Add mushrooms, shrimp, and scallops. Stir and cover for 5 minutes.
    4. 4
      Stir in heavy cream and cheese. Cover and cook for about 5 more minutes.
    5. 5
      Add salt, pepper, or more of the Bahama Mama seasoning to taste.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 06, 2011

      55

      This is absolutely delicious! So full of flavor and creamy, a decadent comfort food indeed. I cut the recipe in half and made as written using the Old Bay Seasoning. This goes into my seafood rotation and will be made often. Thanks for posting such a wonderful recipe. *Made for Spring 2011 PAC*

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    Nutritional Facts for Decadently Creamy Shrimp and Scallop Scampi With Orzo

    Serving Size: 1 (336 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 518.0
     
    Calories from Fat 235
    45%
    Total Fat 26.1 g
    40%
    Saturated Fat 15.2 g
    76%
    Cholesterol 251.4 mg
    83%
    Sodium 1296.5 mg
    54%
    Total Carbohydrate 36.0 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
    5%
    Sugars 1.3 g
    5%
    Protein 33.3 g
    66%

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    mixed mushrooms

    Old Bay Seasoning

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