Creamy Orzo and Chicken

Creamy Orzo and Chicken

"Pan-seared chicken thighs served with creamy orzo pasta, asparagus and herb & garlic cheese."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 449 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 449 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 15.7 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.7g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 34.3 g
  • 69%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 91 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium:
  • 298 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat 2 tablespoons dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; turn to evenly coat with dressing. Cook 12 minutes, turning after 6 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat remaining dressing in medium skillet. Add onions and garlic; cook and stir 5 minutes or until onions are crisp-tender. Stir in broth; bring to boil. Add orzo; stir. Simmer covered on medium-low heat 7 minutes Add asparagus; cook on medium heat 3 to 4 minutes or until broth is absorbed and asparagus is crisp-tender. Add 1/2 cup cheese; cook and stir until melted.
  3. Top chicken with remaining cheese; cover. Cook 3 minutes or until chicken is done (170 degrees F / 77 degrees C) and cheese is melted. Serve over orzo mixture.

Footnotes

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  • If you have leftover cooked chicken, you can substitute that for the uncooked chicken. Just prepare recipe as directed, omitting the 2 tablespoons dressing used to cook the chicken and increasing the final cooking time until chicken is heated through.

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Loved this recipe! I didn't have the cheese mix they asked for however, so I used mozzarella and cream cheese instead. It was excellent!

Great! I had to cook the chicken longer as well but just amazing!

Awesome! Added peppers to the orzo asparagus mix as well, delicious

Amazing!! Had to cook the chicken a little bit longer while the orzo was cooking, but my 2 yr old had 2 bowls!!

Amazing !!! Everyone loved it and I made enough for leftover but it was gone before I knew it :) will make this again soon

This was delicious! My husband isn't an asparagus fan but said that this was great! I couldn't find the cheese specified so I just used an Italian blend. The chicken didn't get done so I threw i...

I didn't have the dressing or the cheese (or the asparagus!) so I used vadallia onion dressing and havarti cheese and broccoli. It came out just a tad too sweet but that was the fault of the dre...

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