Chicken Orzo with Lemon Sauce

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
174 g orzo
500 g chicken thighs (boneless)
lemon
1 tbsp salt
1 tbsp pepper
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp Dill weed
55 g feta cheese
lemon zest
2 tbsp butter
8 cloves garlic
13 ml olive oil
55 ml white wine
  • Step 1/18

    Cut the chicken thighs into size you like
    • 500 g chicken thighs (boneless)

    Cut the chicken thighs into size you like

  • Step 2/18

    Slice the garlic

    Slice the garlic

  • Step 3/18

    Prep some lemon zest using grater into a bowl with feta cheese
    • 55 g feta cheese
    • lemon zest

    Prep some lemon zest using grater into a bowl with feta cheese

  • Step 4/18

    Cut lemon into 4 - 6 pieces for later use
    • lemon

    Cut lemon into 4 - 6 pieces for later use

  • Step 5/18

    Cook Orzo
    • 174 g orzo

    Cook Orzo

  • Step 6/18

    Drain the Orzo and save some of the pasta water

    Drain the Orzo and save some of the pasta water

  • Step 7/18

    Mix orzo, feta cheese and lemon zest in a big bowl. (Depending on your personal preference) Crash the feta cheese into small pieces if you don’t like tasting a whole chunk of it.

    Mix orzo, feta cheese and lemon zest in a big bowl. (Depending on your personal preference) Crash the feta cheese into small pieces if you don’t like tasting a whole chunk of it.

  • Step 8/18

    Get the pan nicely hot with olive oil in medium or lower medium heat and put the chicken, and leave it for 2 - 4 mins
    • 13 ml olive oil

    Get the pan nicely hot with olive oil in medium or lower medium heat and put the chicken, and leave it for 2 - 4 mins

  • Step 9/18

    Season it with salt and pepper
    • 1 tbsp salt
    • 1 tbsp pepper

    Season it with salt and pepper

  • Step 10/18

    Put the butter in
    • 2 tbsp butter

    Put the butter in

  • Step 11/18

    Season it with chili powder
    • 1 tsp chili powder

    Season it with chili powder

  • Step 12/18

    Season it with Dill Weed
    • 1 tsp Dill weed

    Season it with Dill Weed

  • Step 13/18

    Pour a glass of white wine
    • 55 ml white wine

    Pour a glass of white wine

  • Step 14/18

    Put some lemon to increase lemony flavor

    Put some lemon to increase lemony flavor

  • Step 15/18

    Take lemon out after 3 - 5 mins based on how much lemony you want the sauce to get

    Take lemon out after 3 - 5 mins based on how much lemony you want the sauce to get

  • Step 16/18

    Get a nice plate and put some mixed orzo

    Get a nice plate and put some mixed orzo

  • Step 17/18

    A chicken or two

    A chicken or two

  • Step 18/18

    Pour some sauce with garlic and you’re done. Enjoy!

    Pour some sauce with garlic and you’re done. Enjoy!