Chicken with Spinach and Parmesan Orzo

Yield: 4 servings
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  • 2 whole(s) chicken breasts split pounded flat
  • 1 bag(s) spinach fresh
  • 1 cup(s) orzo
  • 2 tablespoon(s) heavy cream
  • 1 whole(s) eggs
  • 1/4 cup(s) parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/4 cup(s) olive oil
  • 10 clove(s) fresh garlic 2-10 minced
  • 1 teaspoon(s) crushed red pepper
  • 2 tablespoon(s) white wine
  • 1/4 cup(s) breadcrumbs


  1. Cook 1 cup orzo to package instructions.
  2. In small bowl whisk heavy cream, 1 egg and parmesan cheese.
  3. Drain orzo and mix in cream/egg/cheese mixture. Set aside and keep warm.

  4. In large saute pan, heat olive olive oil, white wine and saute garlic and red pepper for 1 minute. Add spinach and saute until it just wilts. Serve spinach over orzo and keep warm.

  5. One chicken breast will serve 2-4 people (Amie use one breast the night she made this for us). Heat equal parts olive oil and butter. Dip chicken in milk, flour, beaten egg and breadcrumbs. Cook 1-2 minutes per side depending on thickness.
August 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by maryloujo and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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