Chicken Orzo

Chicken Orzo

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 211.9
  • Total Fat: 5.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 53.9 mg
  • Sodium: 506.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 25.2 g

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Introduction

This is a real simple and quick recipe. It would be easy to make this your own by changing up the cheese and herbs! This is a real simple and quick recipe. It would be easy to make this your own by changing up the cheese and herbs!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 c. water
    1 can chicken broth
    12 oz. boneless skinless chicken breast, cut bite sized
    1 1/4 c. whole wheat orzo, uncooked
    1 c. frozen peas
    2 oz. Monterey Jack cheese
    salt, pepper, and dried herbs to taste(I use basil and thyme)

Directions

1. Brown chicken in a skillet sprayed with cooking spray. Sprinkle on salt, pepper and whatever herbs you like.

2. Add water and broth to pan, bring to a boil and pour in orzro.

3. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until orzo is soft and almost all liquid is absorbed.

4. Remove from heat and mix in peas and cheese. Stir until cheese melts. Serve immediately.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ERICACLAY10.

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    GREAT intro to orzo!! thankU soo much, even my 15 y.o. son and his 17 y.o. friend had seconds!
    - 12/2/12

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very easy to fix. I added onion, garlic and used a little italian seasoning. Leftovers for lunch tomorrow =) - 3/9/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    fantastic - 8/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This stuff is great. Easy to make, and is tasty left over too! - 8/13/09

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  • Very Good
    - 8/3/15

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