Mediterranean Lemon Chicken With Artichokes And Orzo Recipe

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Mediterranean Lemon Chicken with Artichokes and Orzo

Lisa Neilson

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I like this pasta dish because it's different and tastes exotic. Doesn't take a long time to prepare. You could also add capers for an extra touch. If you don't have orzo on hand, bow tie pasta works too.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Saute

Ingredients

6 oz
orzo pasta
1/2 c
kalamata olives, pitted
1/2 lb
boneless skinless chicken, cut into bite size pieces
3/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
2 small
cans artichoke hearts in brine, drained and quartered
3
garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 tsp
fresh oregano leaves or 1/2 teaspoon dried
1 c
chicken broth
2 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook the orzo according to package directions. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Stir in olives. Keep warm.
2
Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper. Spray a large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray and cook until browned. Transfer chicken to a plate.
3
Add the artichoke hearts, garlic, and oregano to the skillet. Cook, stirring constantly until fragrant. Return the chicken to the skillet and add the broth and lemon juice; bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the chicken is cooked through, about 20 minutes.
4
Add chicken and artichoke mixture to pasta in large bowl. Serve with a smile!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Other Tag: Healthy