Caesar Chicken with Orzo

Caesar salad dressing turns this simple chicken dish into fare fit for an emperor!

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
tablespoon vegetable oil
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1 pound)
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
1
cup water
1
cup uncooked orzo or rosamarina pasta
1
bag (1 pound) frozen broccoli, green beans, pearl onions and red peppers
3
tablespoons Caesar dressing or reduced-fat Caesar dressing
1/8
teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil about 10 minutes or until brown on both sides. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm.
  • 2 Add broth and water to skillet; heat to boiling. Stir in pasta; heat to boiling. Cook uncovered 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in frozen vegetables and dressing (cut any large broccoli pieces in half).
  • 3 Add chicken to pasta mixture; sprinkle with pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered about 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender and juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.

Expert Tips

Coarsely ground pepper has more punch than regular ground pepper. If you want to use ground pepper instead, start with 1/8 teaspoon and add more pepper to taste after the chicken is fully cooked.

Orzo is a tiny, rice-shaped pasta. Look for it near the other pastas in your grocery store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
375
(
Calories from Fat
115 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13 g
13 %
(Saturated Fat
3 g,
3 %
),
Cholesterol
75 mg
75 %;
Sodium
620 mg
620 %;
Total Carbohydrate
33 g
33 %
(Dietary Fiber
3 g
3 %
),
Protein
35 g
35 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
42%;
Vitamin C
48%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 4 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.