Chicken Fajita Orzo


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 339.4
  • Total Fat: 5.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 46.5 mg
  • Sodium: 322.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 49.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 25.6 g

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Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    16 oz. Orzo pasta
    4 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, cut into strips
    1 Red Onion, sliced
    2 Red or Yellow Bell Peppers, chopped
    1-2 tsp. olive oil
    4 medium tomatoes, chopped
    1 Jalapeno Pepper, minced
    1 bunch of green onions, chopped
    3/4 cup lime juice
    1/2 tsp. salt
    Dollop of sour cream on each serving, optional

Directions

Cook pasta according to directions on package, set aside.
Heat oil in a large skillet on medium-high. Add chicken, stirring to prevent browning. Add peppers and onions; continue to cook for about 5 minutes until chicken is cooked through.
In a separate bowl, combine the tomato and the rest of the ingredients, except for the sour cream. Stir to combine.
Combine pasta, chicken mixture and tomato mixture in a bowl. Toss well. Serve with a dollop of sour cream on top of each serving.

Optional: more vegetables and some cayenne may be added to taste.

Serving size: 1 cup of pasta mixture and a dollop of sour cream.

Makes 8 servings.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NUTMEG7.

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  • Very Good
    It was fast and easy! My kids loved it. - 10/11/07

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  • I made this last night and it was SO yummy!! Next time I think I'll add mushrooms :) - 9/28/07

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  • this sounds grate, i going to love making this i love Fajita and i think this will fell my craving for it - 8/4/07

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  • Sounds very good, going to give it a try - 8/4/07

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  • Incredible!
    This was a big hit I will serve it for company and family. It goes in my best recipe file loved it. - 8/3/07

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