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One-Pan Chicken and Orzo Recipe

Felt kinda fancy, decided to make a one-pan chicken meal prep this week.

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One-Pan Chicken and Orzo

In this recipe, we combine chicken breast and orzo pasta together to create one delicious meal.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Chicken
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 354kcal
Author: Meal Prep Mondays


  • 2 large chicken thighs.
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved.
  • 2 shallots chopped.
  • 1 ½ cup orzo
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt or salt/pepper
  • Basil leaves
  • Olive oil
  • 1 cup bocconcini


  • In a medium saucepan, cook the chicken with olive oil and salt and pepper.
  • Once it’s cooked, set it to the side.
  • In the same pan, saute the shallots in olive oil and add in the orzo and the butter.
  • Once the butter has melted, add in water and cover with a lid.
  • Once the rice has cooked fully, remove the lid, add in the bocconcini and basil and mix together.
  • After everything has been mixed thoroughly, add in the cooked chicken.
  • You can now separate everything into separate meal containers and refrigerate until ready to enjoy!



Serving: 1meal | Calories: 354kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 671mg | Potassium: 434mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 763IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 134mg | Iron: 2mg
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