Seared Scallops or Shrimp With Orzo Risotto
45 mins (prep 15, cooking 30)
14 ingredients
4-6 servings
A rich and gourmet dish without needing a gourmet chef! A delicious recipe from Best of Bridge that makes about 16 scallops or shrimp. This risotto is made with orzo, a small rice-shaped pasta. Serve with asparagus for a complete meal. Enjoy!

Categories:  <-60-mins , scallops , pasta,-rice-and-grains , european , italian , easy , main-dish , seafood , shellfish , taste~mood , pasta , savory , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (282.38 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 302.74 Calories from Fat 132.57
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14.73g 90.62%
Saturated Fat 2.99g 59.72%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 9.51mg 12.69%
Sodium 551.84mg 91.97%
Total Carbohydrate 25.53g 34.05%
Dietary Fiber 3.48 g 55.68%
Sugars 6.31 g %
Protein 19.24g 153.94%
Vitamin A 905.67IU% Vitamin C 40.87mg%
Calcium 334.25mg% Iron 3.92mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
orzo pasta, whipping cream, large shrimp, freshly ground black pepper, freshly grated parmesan cheese