Orzo Pasta with Chicken, Fresh Herbs & Feta

Orzo Pasta with Chicken, Fresh Herbs & Feta

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Orzo Pasta with Chicken, Fresh Herbs & Feta | recipe on MarlaMeridith.com
Happy Friday! Hopefully you’ve had a productive week & your now looking forward to a fun & relaxing weekend. Not sure I relax much on the weekends ~ there is always so much active fun to be had here in the mountains. No matter what you do, this meal comes together quickly so you can enjoy whatever it is you have planned.

Orzo Pasta with Chicken, Fresh Herbs & Feta is perfect for outdoor entertaining, the lunchbox and any time at all!

Orzo Pasta with Chicken, Fresh Herbs & Feta | recipe on MarlaMeridith.com

Isn’t it so wonderful this time of year to grab handfuls of fresh herbs to flavor your food?! I have a small confession…

I cannot keep any plants alive. I purchase herbs ever time I need ’em and I need to change that asap.

Orzo Pasta with Chicken, Fresh Herbs & Feta | recipe on MarlaMeridith.com

Obviously. I need some pots of herbs that I can trim at any whim.

Orzo Pasta with Chicken, Fresh Herbs & Feta | recipe on MarlaMeridith.com

Nothing about this recipe is complex. Just a dang good meal.

Orzo Pasta with Chicken, Fresh Herbs & Feta | recipe on MarlaMeridith.com

Orzo Pasta with Chicken, Fresh Herbs & Feta | recipe on MarlaMeridith.com

Folks really take a liking to orzo pasta. In the past few months I have shared some recipes with it. Orzo with Wild Pheasant, Sweet Potatoes & Mushrooms is filled with delicious fall/winter flavors.

Orzo with Wild Pheasant, Sweet Potato & Mushrooms (use chicken too!) | recipe on MarlaMeridith.com

Orzo Pasta with Roasted Broccoli & Chickpeas is perfect for any season. Serve it hot or cold.

Orzo Pasta with Roasted Broccoli & Chickpeas | Vegan Recipe on MarlaMeridith.com

Hope you get to enjoy these pasta recipes really soon!

Orzo Pasta with Chicken, Fresh Herbs & Feta | recipe on MarlaMeridith.com

Orzo Pasta with Chicken, Fresh Herbs & Feta

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 2-4 servings

Orzo Pasta with Chicken, Fresh Herbs & Feta

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless Chicken Breast
  • 8 ounces Orzo Pasta, cook according to package directions
  • Olive Oil
  • Garlic Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Feta Cheese
  • Fresh Oregano, Thyme & Rosemary

Method

  • Cook orzo pasta, toss with olive until glistening and set aside. Pre heat the grill to medium high heat. Rub olive oil on chicken, season with garlic salt & pepper. Grill about 5-8 minutes each side or until cooked through (depends upon how thick your chicken breast is.) You can also pan sear your chicken in an oiled skillet over medium high heat. About 6 minutes each side, or until cooked through. Slice chicken & season again if needed.
  • Toss orzo pasta with lemon juice and a handful of fresh herbs. Plate orzo pasta with sliced chicken. Top with feta cheese & more herbs.
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31 Responses to Orzo Pasta with Chicken, Fresh Herbs & Feta

  1. And Happy Friday to you, gorgeous!

    It’s funny, a spring-y orzo pasta is on the menu for tonight’s dinner! Love this meal, and I bet it’s as delicious is it is pretty!

  2. Looks so delicious! I think I will try it with rice pasta. Beautiful photography!!!!

    xxoo, Andrea

  3. Marla – Thank you for sharing this recipe. I made this last night and it was delicious. My husband is a meat & potatoes & gravy kind of guy…he loved every bite and we were full without the ‘so stuffed I can’t move’ feeling. The lemon and fresh herbs in the orzo was a huge hit!

  4. this looks simple and amazing. always trying to find something new to do and serve with chicken, can’t wait to try this. love the website, so much fun stuff to comb through! thanks

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