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Lemon Pepper Chicken w/Orzo


  • 2-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Cooking spray
  • Lemon pepper for chicken
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 tsp lemon pepper for broth
  • Chopped curly pastsley for garnish
  • Lemon wedges for service


1. Spray a skillet with cooking spray

2. Heat to medium high

3. Generously season chicken with lemon pepper, both sies

4. Cook the chicken per side 3-5 minutes

5. Take the chicken out of the skillet and set it aside

6. Add the tsp of olive oil to the pan

7. Add in the garlic, scrape up any chicken crumbs and combine them with the garlic

8. Cook the garlic for a few minutes mixing continuously so as not to burn it

9. Add in the chicken broth

10. Add in the 1/4 tsp lemon pepper

11. Add in the orzo

12. Combine all well

13. Layer in the chicken

14. Bring the mixture to a boil

15. Lower heat and simmer uncovered for 15-18 minutes or until the orzo is tender (al dente) but not too soft

*avoid mixing too much if any otherwise your orzo won’t have the best consistency

For service…

Place a scoop of orzo on your plate. Top with a piece of chicken. Sprinkle with chopped parsley. Serve with lemon wedges.

Enjoy! g.

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