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Crab and Chorizo Orzo

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or ghee
  • 1 lb. chorizo sausage sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves peeled and minced
  • 1/4 cup yellow onion peeled and minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoons crushed red chili flakes optional
  • 1/4 cup yellow onion peeled and minced
  • 1/2 cup seafood broth
  • 1/2 cup canned crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lb. Cameron’s Seafood Jumbo Lump Crab Meat
  • 4 cups cooked whole wheat orzo gluten free orzo or riced cauliflower

garnish:

  • chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet heat oil over medium high heat. Brown sausage for 5-6 minutes or until thoroughly cooked. Remove from skillet and drain on a paper towel.
  2. Add garlic, onion, fennel seeds and chili flakes to the pan and sauté for 2 minutes or until onions and garlic are tender.
  3. Whisk in broth and crushed tomatoes, season with salt and bring to a simmer. Fold in crab meat, cooked orzo and sausage and continue to simmer for 2-3 minutes just until hot and serve.