Thursday, June 18, 2009

Chef Chucks Shrimp with Orzo

Shrimp and orzo is full of flavor, a quick and inexpensive meal, sure to be satisfying. By leaving the shell on the shrimp you add a lot more seafood flair.

Shrimp and Orzo
1 pound medium shrimp, shells on
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 celery stalks, chopped
3 carrots, chopped
3 shallots, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup vegetable broth
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 pound orzo
red hot pepper flakes
drizzle of olive oil

Prepare orzo as directed. Meanwhile heat a frying pan, add olive oil and saute the celery, carrots and onions for 5 minutes. Add garlic, broth, salt, pepper and shrimp. Cover and cook on medium heat for 3 minutes. Add cooked orzo to pan, sprinkle red hot pepper flakes, parsley and a drizzle of olive oil.


  1. Ciao Scintilla, You and I both! Grazie:)

  2. I'm with Scintilla and you - this looks perfectly divine.

  3. Hi,Ciao Chow Linda, Thank You :)

  4. Oh! I love Orzo! This I will try!

  5. Hello Ash, You Must! Thank You :)

  6. MMM,....Chuck: this dish looks so delicious & tasty!

    Yum Yum Yum!!

  7. What a perfect scrumptious dish! I love it!

  8. Yes Jamie, I love it to, seafood and pasta you can't go wrong! Thank You :)