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Zesty Chicken Orzo Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jennifer Collman
Added: Thursday, March 15, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Zesty Chicken Orzo

Ingredients:

1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 (.87-ounce) packet onion gravy mix
1 1/2 pounds chicken breast cutlets
1 1/2 cups water
1 (10-ounce) can milder diced tomatoes and green chiles (undrained)
8 ounces orzo pasta

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 1–2 minutes. Combine mayonnaise and dry gravy mix in medium bowl. Coat both sides of chicken, using tongs, with mayonnaise mixture and place in pan. Add remaining mayonnaise mixture to pan and cook 1 minute on each side until chicken begins to brown.
2. Stir in water, tomatoes (undrained), and orzo until all ingredients are well blended. Cover and cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Reduce to medium; simmer (covered) 4–5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until most of liquid is absorbed and orzo is tender. Serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes - REALLY
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is so easy and the chicken cooks up very moist! It is a little spicy, but my four year old will eat it.

 

 

 

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