This one-dish recipe features a delicious blend of chicken breast, orzo, and zucchini. Ready in under 30 minutes, this is a perfect weeknight meal.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

20 mins


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  • Prepare orzo according to package directions; drain. Cover and keep warm.

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  • Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with the basil; season with salt and ground black pepper. In large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Add chicken and cook 12 minutes or until no longer pink (170 degrees F), turning once. Remove from skillet. Add zucchini to skillet; cook for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender.

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  • In bowl whisk together vinegar, the remaining olive oil, and the 1 tablespoon fresh dill. Add orzo; toss. Season with salt and pepper. Serve chicken with orzo, zucchini, and fresh lemon wedges; sprinkle with dill. Serves 4.

Nutrition Facts

390 calories; total fat 12g; saturated fat 2g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 8g; cholesterol 66mg; sodium 233mg; potassium 659mg; carbohydrates 35g; fiber 3g; sugar 3g; protein 33g; vitamin a 243IU; vitamin c 18mg; thiamin 1mg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 16mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 137mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 50mg; iron 3mg.

Reviews (1)

49 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 14
  • 4 star values: 19
  • 3 star values: 8
  • 2 star values: 7
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: Unrated
Made this for dinner tonight but my husband said the chicken was lacking something. Can you help?