Chicken With Tomatoes and Orzo
 
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A great chicken dinner with tomatoes, orzo, feta, and olives.
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 cup orzo
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 14.5 ounce can of diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup chicken stock
  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon brandy (optional)
  • ½ cup of feta, more if desired
  • ½ cup kalamata olives, more if desired.
  • olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
Instructions
  1. Heat some oil in a large pan.
  2. Add diced onion, and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add: orzo, diced tomatoes, chicken stock, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper, and brandy if using, mix well.
  4. Bring to boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 7-10 minutes.
  5. Add chicken to pan, cover and continue simmering for another 20-25 minutes, until chicken is cooked and orzo is finished.
  6. With 5 minutes left, add olives.
  7. Once done, remove from heat.
  8. Plate chicken, and then a spoonful of tomato orzo mixture over.
  9. Top with feta and serve!
Notes
If it gets too dry during cooking, add some chicken broth.
Recipe by Lemon & Olives at https://www.lemonandolives.com/chicken-with-tomatoes-and-orzo/