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 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 6

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
340mg
340%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 3 Vegetable; 4 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.