Lemon Parmesan Orzo and Pesto Shrimp


finely chop the shallot

mince the garlic

combine shrimp with garlic, salt, pepper, lemon juice and oil, set aside

heat oil in a skillet, add shallot and garlic, cook until soft

add orzo, toast for 1 minute

add white wine, simmer for 2 minutes

add broth, bring to a boil

simmer for 10 minutes, stir occasionally

stir in pepper, Parmesan and lemon juice, simmer for 5 minutes

meanwhile, heat oil and butter over high

place shrimp in a single layer, sear 1 minute per side

pour in white wine, cook for 1 minute

turn off the heat, stir in pesto

finish off with basil leaves