Seared Scallops or Shrimp With Orzo Risotto

Recipe by Nif_H
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook orzo according to package directions and set aside.
  • In large heavy pot, heat oil and saute mushrooms, onion, sun-dried tomatoes and red pepper until soft.
  • Add stock and bring to a boil.
  • Stir in orzo, parmesan and parsley. Add cream and simmer gently, stirring frequently, until mixture is creamy but not runny, about 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in very hot pan. Season scallops or shrimp with salt and pepper. For scallops: sear until brown on outside but opaque in the middle. For shrimp: sear until just pink and cooked through.
  • Sprinkle parmesan cheese over risotto and top with scallops or shrimp.
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