Mediterranean Lemon Chicken with Artichokes and Orzo

Mediterranean Lemon Chicken With Artichokes And Orzo Recipe

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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.

Rating:
★★★★☆ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Saute

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Mediterranean Lemon Chicken with Artichokes and Orzo

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook the orzo according to package directions. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Stir in olives. Keep warm.
  • 2Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper. Spray a large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray and cook until browned. Transfer chicken to a plate.
  • 3Add 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.
  • 4Add chicken and artichoke mixture to pasta in large bowl. Serve with a smile!

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About Mediterranean Lemon Chicken with Artichokes and Orzo

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




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