Lemony Chicken & Orzo

The sauce for this tangy chicken, orzo, and green bean recipe is sweetened with a touch of honey. This low-calorie, low-fat main dish can be on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Recipe from Family Circle
Lemony Chicken & Orzo
SERVINGS
4
PREP TIME
5 mins
by 9  people
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Ingredients
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and black pepper
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons low-fat sour cream
  • 3/4 cup orzo
  • 8 ounces green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
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Directions
1. 
Cut chicken into 1-inch cubes. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon each of the salt and pepper.
2. 
Pour broth and lemon juice into a Dutch oven; bring to boil and add chicken. Cover and reduce heat to medium. Cook for 9 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
3. 
Remove chicken from pot; set aside. Increase heat to high and cook sauce for 5 minutes. Stir in remaining 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper; whisk in honey and sour cream.
4. 
Add 2 cups water to pot and bring to a boil; add orzo and cook for 10 minutes or until pasta is tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed. Add green beans to pot for final 4 minutes of cook time. Stir chicken back into pot and serve.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 384, Fat, total (g) 4, chol. (mg) 106, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 39, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 47, sodium (mg) 685, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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