Baked Chicken with Orzo

Baked Chicken With Orzo

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Alisha Cole

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Ingredients

  • 1
    chicken, quartered broiler-fryer
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1.75 c
    orzo pasta
  • 1.5 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    oil
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 6 oz
    tomato paste
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • ·
    plain yogurt
  • 1/3 c
    water

How to Make Baked Chicken with Orzo

Step-by-Step

  1. Place the chicken in a shallow roasting pan, skin side up. Add 1/3 cup water.
  2. Dot with butter. Salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Bake in 350 oven 1 hour.
  4. Fifteen minutes before chicken is done, bring 2 quarts of water to boil, stir in orzo, 1/2 teaspoon salt and oil.
  5. Parboil 5 minutes. Drain orzo in colander.
  6. Rinse in cold water.
  7. Drain.
  8. Remove baked chicken from oven. Place in dish.
  9. Cover tightly with heavy-duty foil.
  10. Set aside.
  11. Turn oven to 425. Add 1 cup water and broth to roasting pan.
  12. Stir to loosen drippings.
  13. Add tomato paste, 1 teaspoon salt, pepper and drained orzo.
  14. Bake 30 minutes or until orzo has absorbed liquid and is tender. Adjust salt.
  15. Sprinkle orzo with parmesan cheese or dollops of yogurt. Serve with baked chicken.

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About Baked Chicken with Orzo

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



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