Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by CIndytc

I cut this out of a Cooking Light Magazine March 2009. It looks scrumptious and easy!

Top Review by Scrapbook Lori

My husband really loved this dish! We served with sauteed asparagus. Great light weeknight dinner. No changes to recipe were made.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1. Cook orzo according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain. Place orzo in a medium bowl. Stir in parley and 1/4 teaspoons salt; cover and keep warm.
  2. 2. While orzo cooks, melt 1 T. butter in a large non stick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle shrimp with remaining 1/4 teaspoons salt. Add half of shrimp to pan; saute 2 minutes or until almost done. Transfer shirmp to a plate. Melt 1 tsp butter in pan. Add remaining shrimp to pan; saute 2 minutes or until almost done. Tranfer to plate.
  3. 3. Melt remaining 1 T. butter in pan. Add garlic to pan; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Stir in shrimp, juice, and pepper; cook 1 minute or until shrimp are done.
  4. 4. Put orzo onto a platter, shrimp and sauce on top.

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