Lemon Orzo Shrimp

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Ingredients:

  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 8 oz. orzo pasta
  • 2 cps chicken broth
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 cp frozen peas
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cp grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Season shrimp with salt and pepper, to taste; set aside.
  • Heat olive oil in a large oven-proof skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add garlic, onion and oregano, and cook, stirring often, until onions have become translucent, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir in orzo until lightly browned, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Stir in chicken broth and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer until pasta is cooked through, about 10-12 minutes.
  • Stir in tomatoes, peas, lemon juice and shrimp. Sprinkle with Parmesan.
  • Place into oven and bake until shrimp are cooked through, about 12-14 minutes.
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