Lemony Chicken & Orzo
Recipe type: Dinner
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Serves: 4
This chicken casserole is easy to make and can be ready within 30 minutes - with things you probably already have on hand!
  • 1 lb. chicken breasts
  • ½ tsp. each salt & black pepper
  • 1 can {14.5. oz.} chicken broth
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. honey
  • 2½ TB. low-fat sour cream
  • ¾ cup orzo
  • 8 oz. green beans, cut into 1 -inch pieces
  1. Cut chicken into 1 inch cubes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Pour broth and lemon juice into a large pot; bring to a boil and add chicken.
  3. Cover and reduce heat to medium.
  4. Cook for 9 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  5. Remove chicken from pot; set aside. Increase heat to high and cook sauce for 5 minutes.
  6. Stir in remaining ¼ tsp. salt and pepper.
  7. Whisk in honey and sour cream.
  8. Add 2 cups water to pot and bring to a boil.
  9. Add orzo and cook for 10 minutes or until pasta is tender and most liquid has been absorbed.
  10. Add green beans to pot for final 4 minutes of cook time.
  11. Stir chicken back into the pot and serve!
Recipe by REASONS TO SKIP THE HOUSEWORK at https://www.reasonstoskipthehousework.com/lemony-chicken-orzo/