Lemon Chicken with Feta Orzo Recipe | Yummly

Lemon Chicken with Feta Orzo

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Day Arencibia: "Delicious! Didn’t have the feta water but had the…" Read More
12Ingredients
15Minutes
1090Calories

Description

Weeknight dinner doldrums? This Greek-inspired Lemon Chicken will snap you out of it. We’ve paired garlicky, lemony chicken with salty, herbaceous orzo to wake up your palate and get you through the week. This dish is easy enough for a weeknight but also elegant enough for weekend entertaining. And, as always, we use every possible bit of our ingredients, right down to the garlic paper and feta water. Waste not one scrap!

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup orzo
  • 7 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 ounce feta cheese (save the feta water, about ½ cup)
  • 7 cloves garlic
  • 2 teaspoons Aleppo chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons dried dill
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • salt (staples)
  • pepper (staples)
  • olive oil (staples)
  • 3 tablespoons butter (staples)
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    Directions

    1. Equipment: large pan for chicken, small pot for orzo, grater, strainer
    2. In your small pot, add water and season heavily with salt. Once the water is boiling, add the orzo to the pot.
    3. Place your large pan over high heat. Grab your chicken thighs and season both sides generously with salt and pepper. Drizzle the pan with olive oil and add 1 tablespoon of butter. Add the chicken thighs to the hot pan.
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    NutritionView More

    1090Calories
    Sodium42% DV1000mg
    Fat65% DV42g
    Protein184% DV94g
    Carbs28% DV84g
    Fiber32% DV8g
    Calories1090Calories from Fat380
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat42g65%
    Saturated Fat17g85%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol290mg97%
    Sodium1000mg42%
    Potassium1860mg53%
    Protein94g184%
    Calories from Fat380
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate84g28%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Sugars4g8%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C90%
    Calcium15%
    Iron30%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(2)

    Day Arencibia 6 days ago
    Delicious! Didn’t have the feta water but had the feta cheese, still great and flavorful
    Ivan Kesseler a month ago
    easy to do, really tasty.

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