One-pot chicken and orzo

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One-pot chicken orzo

Serves 4


2 tbsp olive oil
3 carrots, chopped
1 onion, sliced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
100g orzo pasta
500ml chicken stock
Salt and black pepper
Handful of fresh parsley, chopped
120g frozen peas
100ml cream
1 rotisserie chicken, picked and shredded


To serve:
Parmesan, grated


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan over a medium-high heat and cook the carrots and onion for 4-5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds, stirring.
  2. Add the orzo, stock and some salt and pepper. Cover with a lid, reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until the orzo is cooked to al dente.
  3. Stir in the parsley, peas, cream and shredded chicken.
  4. Turn the heat to medium-high and cook for 3-4 minutes to warm everything through.
  5. Serve topped with grated Parmesan.

Per serving: 586kcals, 24g fat (5.9g saturated), 26.7g carbs (5.6g sugars), 63.6g protein, 3.5g fibre, 0.683g sodium

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