Tomato-Feta Chicken with Orzo

Tomato-Feta Chicken with Orzo

Enjoy this hearty dinner made with pasta, luscious chicken and tomatoes and sprinkled with cheese - a delightful meal.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
3- to 3 1/2-pound cut-up broiler-fryer chicken
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1 3/4
cups frozen small whole onions (from 16-ounce bag)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
cup white wine or apple juice
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
cans (14 1/2 ounces each) stewed tomatoes, drained
3
cups hot cooked rosamarina (orzo) pasta or rice
1/4
cup crumbled feta cheese (2 ounces)
  1. 1. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in 12-inch skillet or 4-quart Dutch oven over medium heat. Cook chicken in oil about 15 minutes, turning occasionally, until brown on all sides. Remove chicken from skillet with tongs.
  2. 2. Add 1 tablespoon oil to drippings in skillet. Heat over medium-low heat. Cook onions in oil mixture about 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown. Stir in garlic. Cook and stir about 30 seconds or until garlic is light golden brown.
  3. 3. Stir in remaining ingredients except pasta and cheese, breaking up tomatoes with a fork or snipping with kitchen scissors. Add chicken. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 20 minutes or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.
  4. 4. Serve tomato mixture over chicken and pasta. Sprinkle with cheese and, if desired, additional chopped fresh cilantro.
Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 180),
  • Total Fat 20g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 340mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 30g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
  • Protein 28g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 3 Vegetable;
    • 4 Lean Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.