Grilled Lemon Chicken with Broccoli & Orzo

Grilled Lemon Chicken with Broccoli & Orzo takes approximately 10 minutes from beginning to end. This recipe makes 6 servings with 317 calories, 12g of protein, and 15g of fat each. For $1.49 per serving, this recipe covers 23% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. If you have fresh basil, chili flakes, lemon, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for The Fourth Of July. It is brought to you by My Mommy Style. A few people really liked this side dish. 11 person found this recipe to be yummy and satisfying. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 97%, which is super. Creamy Lemon-Pepper Orzo with Grilled Chicken, Grilled Greek Chicken Thighs with Lemon Parmesan Orzo, and Grilled Greek Chicken Thighs with Lemon Parmesan Orzo are very similar to this recipe.

Servings: 6

Preparation duration: 10 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1 lb Broccoli This is about one large bushel of broccoli

1 tsp Chili flakes

1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

3/4 C Feta Cheese

1/4 cup Fresh Basil

1 package Cooked Perfect Herb Lemon Chicken

1.5 cups Orzo

1/2 cup Pine Nuts

3 Roma Tomatoes Cut into Wedges, cherry tomatoes would work well, too.

Salt and Pepper to taste

Equipment:

frying pan

wok

microwave

oven

Cooking instruction summary:

Instructions Boil water in a pot, salt your water with a pinch of salt and prepare orzo according to instructions on the box. Boil orzo for 8 minutes. Add broccoli straight into the water with the cooked orzo and cook for another 2 minutes with a lid on top. Drain water from the orzo and the broccoli and set aside. Prepare a big pan or wok to use for the rest of your meal prep. Add olive oil to pan and heat over medium heat. Add pine nuts and heat for 2-3 minutes until pine nuts are lightly browned. Keep your eye on them as they can easily burn. Add chili flakes to the oil and pine nuts and stir for a minute. Now combine add your orzo/broccoli mixture to the pan and stir all together. Add your tomato wedges, feta cheese, and fresh basil. Stir all ingredients together. Cooked Perfect Chicken Prepare chicken in microwave according to package. This can be done in the oven, or you can easily cook it through in two minutes in the microwave.Add your meat to the meal and enjoy!

 

Step by step:


1. Add broccoli straight into the water with the cooked orzo and cook for another 2 minutes with a lid on top.

2. Drain water from the orzo and the broccoli and set aside.

3. Prepare a big pan or wok to use for the rest of your meal prep.

4. Add olive oil to pan and heat over medium heat.

5. Add pine nuts and heat for 2-3 minutes until pine nuts are lightly browned. Keep your eye on them as they can easily burn.

6. Add chili flakes to the oil and pine nuts and stir for a minute.

7. Now combine add your orzo/broccoli mixture to the pan and stir all together.

8. Add your tomato wedges, feta cheese, and fresh basil. Stir all ingredients together.

9. Cooked Perfect Chicken Prepare chicken in microwave according to package. This can be done in the oven, or you can easily cook it through in two minutes in the microwave.

10. Add your meat to the meal and enjoy!


Nutrition Information:

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317k Calories
11g Protein
14g Total Fat
36g Carbs
63% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
317k
16%

Fat
14g
23%

  Saturated Fat
3g
24%

Carbohydrates
36g
12%

  Sugar
4g
5%

Cholesterol
16mg
6%

Sodium
437mg
19%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
11g
23%

Vitamin C
72mg
87%

Vitamin K
91µg
87%

Manganese
1mg
78%

Selenium
28µg
41%

Phosphorus
257mg
26%

Vitamin A
963IU
19%

Magnesium
72mg
18%

Vitamin B2
0.3mg
18%

Folate
69µg
17%

Fiber
4g
16%

Copper
0.33mg
16%

Vitamin E
2mg
16%

Vitamin B6
0.31mg
15%

Zinc
2mg
15%

Calcium
143mg
14%

Potassium
484mg
14%

Vitamin B1
0.17mg
11%

Iron
1mg
11%

Vitamin B3
2mg
10%

Vitamin B5
0.84mg
8%

Vitamin B12
0.32µg
5%

covered percent of daily need
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