Chicken and Orzo pasta

Chicken and Orzo pasta

Mar 10 2020


20 mn

serves 5

This one pot dinner is so delicious and so easy! Who does not love a 1 pot meal right? Very little to clean and a really nice blend of tons of different flavors!!


  • 5 chicken thighs, skin on
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 2 tbsp of ghee
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups of orzo pasta
  • 2 1/2 cup of chicken stock
  • 1 cup of diced tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup of green olives, pitted
  • 1/4 cup of Italian parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste


In a large pan, heat up the olive oil and ghee and cook the chicken first for 3-4 minutes on each side until the skin is golden brown and crispy. Remove on a plate and cover.
Assemble the rest of the ingredients and stir. Return the chicken nestling into the broth and pasta, bring to a boil. Reduce to simmer, cook covered for 10-12 minutes until the pasta is cooked and chicken temperature 165F.

Sprinkle some Italian parsley and enjoy!

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