Shrimp-and-Orzo Salad with Greek Flavors Recipe

Shrimp-and-Orzo Salad with Greek Flavors Recipe

How To Make Shrimp-and-Orzo Salad with Greek Flavors

Plump and juicy shrimp, filling orzo, and black olives tossed in a tangy lemon sauce makes up this deliciously savory orzo salad!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • ½lborzo,(about 1 cup)
  • 1lblarge shrimp
  • 1tbsplemon juice
  • 1tbspred wine vinegar,or white wine
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ¼tspfresh ground black pepper
  • 1tbspfresh oregano,chopped
  • 1cupolive oil
  • 4scallions,including green tops
  • ½cupblack olives,pitted and chopped
  • ¼lbfeta


  1. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the orzo for about 10 minutes, until almost done.

  2. Add the shrimp to the pot and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes longer, until both the shrimp and orzo are done.. Drain thoroughly.

  3. In a large glass or stainless-steel bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, vinegar, salt, pepper and oregano; add the oil slowly, whisking.

  4. Add the orzo and shrimp, the scallions, olives and feta to the dressing and toss.

  5. Serve warm or at room temperature, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 871.18kcal
  • Fat: 63.90g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.40g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 42.35g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.68g
  • Carbohydrates: 47.59g
  • Fiber: 3.12g
  • Sugar: 3.15g
  • Protein: 27.37g
  • Cholesterol: 168.11mg
  • Sodium: 1032.72mg
  • Calcium: 252.26mg
  • Potassium: 332.68mg
  • Iron: 2.55mg
  • Vitamin A: 108.22µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.48mg
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