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Orzo is a rice-shaped pasta common in Mediterranean cooking. You can also substitute couscous or tiny star pasta.

Recipe by Cooking Light October 2005


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4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup chicken mixture and about 1/2 cup orzo)


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  • Cook orzo according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain.

  • While orzo cooks, heat a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken; cook 3 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan; cover and keep warm.

  • Combine Greek seasoning and next 5 ingredients (through salt); set aside.

  • Recoat pan with cooking spray. Add bell pepper, and sauté 2 minutes. Add onions; sauté 1 minute or until peppers begin to brown. Return chicken to pan. Stir in caper mixture, tossing gently to coat chicken. Spoon chicken mixture over orzo. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

337 calories; calories from fat 24%; fat 9g; saturated fat 1.5g; mono fat 5.7g; poly fat 1g; protein 26.3g; carbohydrates 37.2g; fiber 2.4g; cholesterol 49mg; iron 2.7mg; sodium 514mg; calcium 41mg.