This is what we had for dinner tonight. Even the kids loved it. Yum!
8 oz large shrimp (cooked or uncooked)
1 tsp oil (I used coconut oil)
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp sucanat (could substitute with brown sugar)
2 cups whole wheat orzo pasta
3 minced garlic cloves
2 cups chicken broth1 10 oz can baby clams in water
2 tsp lemon juice
1 Tbl fresh parsley or 1 tsp dried
1 tsp Italian seasoning
1 Tbl butter
1 cup frozen peas
1 cup sliced mushrooms (optional)
1. In large skillet, heat oil over medium high heat. Meanwhile, mix together salt, pepper, sucanat in glass bowl with lid. Add shrimp, shake covered bowl to coat.
2. Add shrimp to skillet, cook until opaque or warmed, but not tough.
3. Remove shrimp from skillet with slotted spoon. Set aside. In same skillet, add orzo, garlic, mushrooms, broth, clam juice (reserve clams), lemon juice, parsley and Italian seasoning. Mix well. Bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until pasta is tender. Approximately 20 minutes.
4. Add butter, frozen peas, shrimp and clams and heat slowly until all are warm, but not tough. Dinner is served! How's that for easy?