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Chicken & Asparagus with Parmesan Orzo

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Chicken & Asparagus with Parmesan Orzo

Recipe by Julia PachecoCourse: MainCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken breast

  • 1/2 tsp salt and pepper

  • 5 Tbs olive oil

  • 1/2 tsp paprika

  • 1/2 tsp onion powder

  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 cup asparagus, chopped to bite size

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 2 Tbs minced garlic

  • 2 cups orzo, dry uncooked

  • 2 cups half & half

  • 3 cups chicken broth

  • 1 1/2 cups grated parmesan cheese

  • 2 Tbs parsley

Directions

  • Season the chicken on both sides with the salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and paprika.
  • Over medium heat in a large skillet heat 2 tbs of the olive oil add the chicken and cook for 5-6 minutes on each side or until the chicken is completely cooked through. Remove the chicken to a separate plate and slice, cover with foil to keep warm and set aside.
  • In the same skillet add 2 more tbs olive oil then add the asparagus saute for 3-5 minutes or until it softens and starts to brown. Remove to a separate plate and set aside.
  • In the same skillet add 1 more tbs of olive oil then add the onion and garlic cook until the onion gets soft, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the orzo in and saute for 1 minute, to get it toasty a little. Add the half and half and chicken broth stir well. Bring to a boil then turn heat to low and let simmer covered (stirring frequently) for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the lid add the cooked asparagus, cooked chicken, and Parmesan cheese stir to melt the cheese down and Enjoy.

Recipe Video

2 Comments

  1. This was delicious, Julia! I saw your YouTube video for this and just made it tonight. It was a huge hit with my family! Thank you!

  2. I didn’t have asparagus, so I substituted green beans. It was really good! My family loved it, and there were no leftovers.

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