Thursday, February 18, 2010

Chicken, Lemon and Dill with Orzo

This meal is so extremely easy, it's ridiculous! It is one of our favorites to eat at dinner and has alot of flavor!

the goods:

4 c. chicken broth
1 T. unsalted butter
1 1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 lb. chicken tenderloins, cut in to 1-inch pieces
1 lb. orzo
4-6 oz. havarti cheese, broken into medium pieces
1/4 c. coarsley chopped fresh dill
2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest, plus 1 T. fresh lemon juice
1 c. grated Parmesan cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In saucepan, bring broth, 3/4 c. water, butter, salt and pepper to a boil.
  2. In a 3-quart baking dish, combine chicken, orzo, havarti, dill, lemon zest and juice.
  3. Pour broth mixture over orzo and stir to incorporate.
  4. Bake until orzo is tender and cooking liquid is creamy, 30-40 minutes. Sprinkle parmesan on top and let stand 5 minutes before serving.

1 comment:

  1. Hooray for more posts from Kristin! Love your blog! I can't wait for you to move back this way!!