- Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 454.0
- Total Fat: 7.9 g
- Cholesterol: 73.4 mg
- Sodium: 202.1 mg
- Total Carbs: 51.5 g
- Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
- Protein: 40.2 g
Orzo with Chicken and LemonSubmitted by: VAL_LYNNE
The juice of one lemon
2 large chicken breast, butterflied
1 ½ cup uncooked orzo
½ cup yogurt
¼ cup Parmesan cheese
1 clove garlic, minced
1 Tablespoon olive oil
½ teaspoon salt
Zest of one half lemon
½ pint grape tomatoes cut in half
5-8 basil leaves, chiffonade
In a small bowl, squeeze the lemon juice over the chicken and sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon salt. Let it sit for about twenty minutes. Heat a grill to medium high-heat (or a grill pan)
Cook chicken until just done (about 3 minutes each side) remove from grill to a plate, cover with foil and set aside.
Bring a pan of water to a boil and cook Orzo according to package directions.
Meanwhile, in a medium sized bowl, mix together yogurt, Parmesan, garlic, olive oil salt and lemon zest.
When the Orzo is cooked, drain and put in a large bowl – add the sour cream mixture, tomatoes and basil.
Cut the chicken breasts into strips and place on top of the orzo!
Serving Size: 4
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VAL_LYNNE.