Beau Gustafson; Jan Gautro
Yield
4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 3/4 cup pasta mixture)

Small rice-shaped pasta, orzo cooks quickly and soaks up flavor from the vinaigrette. Double the vinaigrette and spoon some over the top of the fish, if you like.

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook pasta according to the package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain and keep warm.

Step 2

Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle fish evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Add fish to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.

Step 3

Combine remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper, shallots, parsley, lemon juice, orange juice, and mustard in a small bowl, stirring well. Slowly add olive oil, stirring constantly with a whisk. Drizzle the shallot mixture over pasta; toss well to coat.

Chef's Notes

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Ratings & Reviews

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mjmmjk
August 25, 2015
I used tilapia and grilled the fillets on our Traeger.  The pasta was good but overall, this wasn't really anything special.  Probably won't make again.

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MicheleSFL
June 13, 2014
ajn excellent preparation, but can we made this with fish

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cookfromsocal
February 25, 2013
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JaniceWeinberg
February 17, 2013
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daneanp
September 19, 2012
I was looking for something different to do with shrimp, so I made this. I doubled the vinaigrette and sauteed a pound of shrimp. I followed the rest of the recipe and I served the shrimp over the pasta with the extra dressing drizzled over it. I will make this again!

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Adshehan
May 29, 2012
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glorytuti
March 12, 2012
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AlbertCamus
January 08, 2012
This was a wonderful dish! The orzo was just the perfect compliment as a side dish! This will most certainly be a dish I serve again.

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Tina08
February 19, 2011
This is the first time I have fixed red snapper. It didn't have a lot of flavor. The Orzo was really good. Next time will add something more to the fish. A definite repeat.

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carolfitz
July 09, 2010
Used bass & sprayed light oil on fillets rather than on pan. Added ¼ tsp mixed lemon & orange zest to the vinaigrette, used only 2 tbs olive oil. Light, fresh flavors. Good summer meal.