One Pot Orzo with Shrimp and Feta
Very easy to make, yet unbelievably delicious, this One Pot Orzo with Shrimp and Feta is worthy of a special occasion! 
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 1cup uncooked orzo pasta
  • 12 jumbo shrimps, peeled and deveined
  • 1tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • 2tbsp butter
  • 1/2cup good quality feta cheese crumbles
  • lemon juice to taste
  • chopped parsley and lemon wedges to garnish
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook pasta according to the package instructions. Drain, rinse with cold water and set aside. Meanwhile, pat the shrimps dry with paper towel, and mix them with Old Bay Seasoning.
  2. Melt 1 tbsp. of butter in a large, non-stick skillet on medium heat. Add shrimp and fry for 1-2 minutes on each side, just until it cooks through.
  3. Remove the shrimps from the skillet and set aside. In the same skillet, add the remaining 1 tbsp. of butter and melt until it just starts to brown. Add orzo and feta cheese. Mix everything well and turn off the heat.
  4. Arrange the shrimps on the top and drizzle with generous amount of lemon juice.
  5. Garnish with chopped parsley, lemon wedges and some extra feta cheese.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
One Pot Orzo with Shrimp and Feta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 538 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 660mg 28%
Potassium 20mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 44g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 6%
Calcium 15%
Iron 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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