Orzo Chicken Risotto

Orzo Chicken Risotto
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 221.3
  • Total Fat: 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 815.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 19.9 g

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Number of Servings: 2


    boneless chicken breast - raw, 4 oz
    *Flour, white, 1 TBSP
    Onions, raw, 0.5 cup, sliced
    Garlic, 1 clove
    *College Inn Chicken Broth - 99% Fat Free, 1.75 cup
    *frozen mixed pepper strips, 1.25 cup
    Pepper, black, 0.25 tsp
    Thyme, ground, 0.25 tbsp
    1/2 C uncooked Orzo


Cut chicken into bite-size pieces and place in a plastic bag with flour, 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper; seal bag and shake to coat chicken.

Coat a very large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Add chicken and brown, about 2 minutes per side; remove chicken from pan.

Off heat, recoat skillet with cooking spray; set over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, until onion is tender, about 2 minutes. Add orzo; toast in skillet, stirring constantly, about 1 minute.

Add 1 cup broth to skillet and reduce heat to medium heat; stir and scrape up any browned bits in bottom of skillet with a wooden spoon. Add chicken back to pan with thyme, remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper and frozen vegetables; stir well. Add remaining cup of broth and reduce heat to low; cover skillet and simmer until orzo is tender, chicken is completely cooked and vegetables are hot, about 10 minutes more. Yields about 1 1/3 cups per serving.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BOINGO.

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