Spicy Chicken with Spinach Orzo Recipe

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Submitted by mizsebastian

Makes 4 servings



Jalapeno spiced chicken with a tomato sauce and orzo pasta, mixed with spinach. (Adopted from Rachael Ray)

Recipe Ingredients for Spicy chicken with Spinach Orzo

1 lb chicken. Cut into 1/2 in strips
9 oz dry orzo pasta
3 oz Spinach
1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced
.5 pepper pepper jalapeno
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
3 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 fruit+2-1/8"+dia lemon
1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Recipe Directions for Spicy chicken with Spinach Orzo

  1. 1.Cook orzo pasta till al-dente. Place spinach in colander and drain pasta. Return to pot. Stir in 1 tbsp EVOO.

  2. 2. In nonstick skillet, heat 1 tbsp EVOO, cook onion till soft- 5min. Stir in garlic/jalapeno, cook for 30 sec.

  3. 3. Push onion mixture to side. Place chicken in pan, leave distured 2 min.

  4. 4. Stir in 1/4 cup of water, tomatoes, lemon, zest, and lemon juice, scrape up brown bits until chicken fully cooked 3-4min.

  5. 5. Serve chicken on bed of orzo

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 350.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
388
Calories from Fat
69
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.7g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
112mg
37%
Sodium
222mg
9%
Potassium
539mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
45.0g
15%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
4.6g
Protein
32.7g
Vitamin A 56% Vitamin C 49%
Calcium 6% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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