Chicken Scampi with Caprese Orzo

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Prep/Cook
PREP TIME: 0min COOK TIME: 30min
Serves
Serves 5

  • 600
    Calories
  • 42g
    Protein
  • 650mg
    Sodium
  • 10g
    Sat. Fat
  • 5g
    Sugar

Ingredients Ingredients

Ingredients

2 tablespoonsolive oil

1 tablespoonunsalted butter

2 teaspoonsgarlic, minced

1/3 cupdry white wine

1/2 lemon, juiced and zested

2 tablespoonsparsley, chopped

Orzo:

1 cuporzo

1/4 cupextra virgin olive oil

2 cupsroma tomatoes, diced

8 ouncesfresh mozzarella, cubed

3 tablespoonsbasil, chopped

1 tablespoonwhite balsamic vinegar

Salt and pepper to taste


Step 1

Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat and add the olive oil. Once the oil is hot, place the chicken breasts in the pan. After cooking for 2-3 minutes add the minced garlic to the pan. Cook an additional 2-3 minutes then flip the chicken over and add the white wine and lemon juice.

Step 2

Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for about 5 minutes. When the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 170°F remove it from the pan and add the butter, parsley and lemon zest to the remaining sauce. Turn the heat to low and stir until the sauce becomes smooth. Remove from heat.

Step 3

Cook orzo in salted boiling water for 8-10 minutes. Once the pasta is cooked, strain and transfer to a large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients.

Ta Da

Chicken Scampi with Caprese Orzo

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