Chicken Breasts Stuffed With Orzo Recipe

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Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Orzo

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Ingredients

1/3 c
orzo pasta
3/4 c
chicken broth, low salt
salt to taste
1 tsp
pepper
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 small
onion, coarsely chopped
2 Tbsp
minced garlic clove
2
anchovy filets, chopped
1/4 c
basil, fresh, tightly packed
1
egg white
1 Tbsp
dry bread crumbs
4 large
chicken breasts, boneless halves
1/3 c
marsala
1/4 c
balsamic vinegar
3 Tbsp
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine pasta and broth in a small pot, cover, place over medium-high heat, bring to a boil and cook 5 minutes, or until barely soft.
2
Remove from heat and transfer contents of the pot to a work bowl.
3
Add salt and pepper.
4
Meanwhile, heat the olive oil over medium heat in a medium skillet on the stove, add the onions, garlic and anchovies and cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are softened, about 8 to 10 minutes.
5
Scrape the mixture into a food processor, add basil and puree until coarsely ground.
6
Add onion mixture to the pasta in the mixing bowl and add egg white and bread crumbs.
7
Mix well.
8
Chill in the refrigerator.
9
Pull the tenderloins off the meat side of each breast and set aside.
10
Remove the skin in 1 piece and set aside.
11
Place breasts between layers of plastic wrap or wax paper and flatten to a 3/8-inch thickness.
12
Gently flatten the tenderloins.
13
Lay the breasts down on what was their skin side and place about 1/3 cup stuffing on each breast, leaving a 1-inch border.
14
Gather up the edges around the stuffing as best you can.
15
Lay a tenderloin on the opening and wrap each bundle with the skin.
16
Preheat oven to 350.
17
Place the bundles in a baking dish just large enough to hold them comfortably.
18
Pour in marsala and vinegar, cover and place in oven for 20 minutes.
19
Arrange the chicken on a platter and pour the cooking juices into a saucepan.
20
Place saucepan over high heat and boil until reduced by half.
21
Remove from the heat, pour the sauce into a mixing bowl and vigorously whisk in 3 tablespoons olive oil.
22
Pour the sauce over the chicken and serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Other Tag: Quick & Easy