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Barbecued Spiced Shrimp with Orzo and Tomato Salad

Barbecued Spiced Shrimp with Orzo and Tomato Salad

This dish brings all the flavors of a summer barbecue into one complete meal with spiced shrimp and an orzo, tomato salad. Visit our Zone Pasta section to order Zone PastaRx Orzo.
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2 Servings NA

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Zone PastaRx Orzo
  • 3 Tbsp Packed Basil Leaves (plus extra leaves for garnish)
  • 1 Tbsp Dr. Sears’ Zone Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Lime Juice
  • Salt and Pepper (to taste)
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Ancho Chile Powder
  • 1 tsp Agave Nectar
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Coriander
  • Cayenne Pepper (to taste)
  • 3 oz Jumbo Shrimp (shelled and deveined)
  • Pam Olive Oil Cooking Spray
  • 2 Tbsp Lime Juice
  • 8 leaves Lettuce (torn)
  • 1/2 Small Red Onion (halved and thinly sliced)
  • 2 Tomatoes (sliced 1/4 inch thick)

Nutrition

Calories

339

Carbohydrates

35g

Fat

11g

Fiber

6g

Protein

24g

Instructions

  1. Prepare Zone PastaRx Orzo according to package directions. Drain and rinse in cold water to stop cooking; drain again.
  2. Meanwhile, in a blender, puree the basil leaves with the olive oil until smooth. Mix in the 2 tablespoons lime juice, salt and black pepper. Set aside.
  3. Light a grill or preheat a grill pan.
  4. In a small bowl, mix the paprika with the chili powder, agave nectar, cumin, coriander and cayenne pepper.
  5. Spray the shrimp with Pam cooking spray and season all over with the spice mixture. Set aside.
  6. Prepare Zone PastaRx Orzo according to package directions. Drain and rinse in cold water to stop cooking; drain again.
  7. Drizzle orzo with 2 tablespoons of lime juice.
  8. Grill the shrimp over moderately high heat, turning once, until they are lightly charred and cooked through, about 4 minutes.
  9. Arrange the lettuce, on the plate first tomato and onion slices next, then orzo, and drizzle with the basil oil.
  10. Top with the shrimp, garnish with the remaining basil leaves and serve.

Zone Products In This Recipe:

Dr. Sears’ Zone PastaRx® Orzo - 1 Package

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Dr. Sears’ Zone Extra Virgin Olive Oil - 16.9 fl oz bottle

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