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Queso Smothered Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sharon Leikvoll

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 bottle Lawry's Baja Chipotle 30 minute marinade (or Mesquite)
4 boneless chicken breasts, pounded to an even thickness
1 tbsp olive oil
1 c orzo
2 cc chicken broth
2 tbsp tomato paste
2 tsp Southwest Seasoning or chili powder
1 (8 oz_ package Velveeta, diced
1 (10 oz) can diced tomatoes and green chilies

Directions:
Directions:
Pour Baja Chilpotle Marinade over chicken and let marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes or overnight. When ready, grill chicken until done (165 degree)

While chicken is grilling prepare the orzo.

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and add orzo. Cook, stirring constantly, until lightly browned. Stir in Southwestern Seasoning or chili powder, tomato paste and chicken broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Fluff witha fork.

Combine diced tomatoes and green chiles (undrained) and Velveeta in a medium bow. Heat on HIGH in the microwave in 30 second intervals until cheese is melted.

To assemble the Queso Smothered Chicken - place 1/4 of the orzo on a plate, top with grilled chicken. Pour 3-4 tbsp cheese di over chicken and orzo.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 minutes

 

 

 

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