Mediterranean Artichoke Chicken with Orzo

1
Carolyn Haas

By
@Linky1

This was adapted from one of those 5 Ingredients cookbooks, but I changed and added to it. Instead of 4 chicken breasts, if they are large, slice the long way while partially frozen. Saves pounding, too!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

4
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
6 oz
jar marinated artichoke hearts
1 1/2 c
chicken stock (or equivalent water plus chicken bouillon)
1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes, or to taste
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
8 oz
orzo pasta (about 1 1/2 cups)
1 Tbsp
capers
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Mediterranean Artichoke Chicken with Orzo

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pound chicken breasts to flatten evenly. Season with pepper.
  • 2Drain artichoke hearts, set aside, save marinade.
  • 3Bring 1/4 cup marinade to boil in large skillet. Ad chicken and cook over medium heat until lightly browned.
  • 4Add artichokes, broth, pepper flakes, remaining marinade and orzo. Bring to boil, lower heat, cover and cook until chicken and orzo are done. Add lemon juice and capers. If too much liquid remains, boil another minute to reduce a bit OR add liquid if too dry!!
  • 5Serving idea: serve with steamed Italian (flat) green beans.

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About Mediterranean Artichoke Chicken with Orzo

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Hashtags: #artichokes, #orzo, #capers