Orzo with Shrimp and Chorizo

Orzo with Shrimp and Chorizo

  • Preparation 20 min
  • Cooking 10 min
  • Servings 6

This 30-minute shrimp recipe makes for a great weeknight meal idea!

  • Nut-free



    • 1 2/3 cups (340 g) orzo
    • 1 lb (450 g) rapini or broccoli, cut into ½-inch (1 cm) pieces
    • 1 shallot, chopped
    • 2 tbsp butter
    • ¾ lb (340 g) small raw shrimp (91-110), shelled and deveined
    • ¾ cup (140 g) chorizo sausage, cut into small diced
    • 1 lemon, zest finely grated
    • 1 tbsp (15 ml) lemon juice


Note from Ricardo

By using small shrimp instead of large (16-20) shrimp, we were able to keep this recipe down to 3$ per portion.

Personal Note

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