Lemon Orzo Chicken

Deborah Mackrodt


This is a dish that is easy to cook. You dont boil the pasta. It cooks in the oven. If you love chicken, lemon and feta you will love this dish.


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15 Min
40 Min


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4 c
chicken broth, low salt
1 Tbsp
unsalted butter
1 1/4 tsp
course salt
1/4 tsp
ground pepper
1 lb
chicken tenders cut into 1 inch pieces
1 lb
2 c
of crumbles feta cheese ( about 4 ounces )
1/4 c
chopped fresh dill
2 tsp
grated lemon zest
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1 c
grated parmesan cheese

How to Make Lemon Orzo Chicken


  • 1Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • 2In a saucepan bring the chicken stock the butter, salt and pepper to a boil.
  • 3In a 3 quart baking dish place orzo, dill, chicken, lemon zest, lemon juice and feta.
  • 4Pour broth over over orzo and stir once to mix everything.
  • 5Bake uncover for about 40 mins until orzo is done and liquid is creamy.
  • 6Sprinke Parmesan on top and let stand 5 mins till cheese melts a bit.

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About Lemon Orzo Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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