Queso Chicken & Orzo

Source : Cut Chicken Breasts Into Quarters Place In Large Ziplock Bag With Marinade Place In Fridge For 30 Minutes Cook Chicken However You Desire Grill Stov...

PreTime
more Minutes
CookTime
a few Minutes
Yield
Some Servings

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at : May 9, 2022

Step:

  1. Cut chicken breasts into quarters. Place in large ziplock bag with marinade. Place in fridge for 30 minutes.

    Queso Chicken & Orzo recipe step 1 photo
  2. Cook chicken however you desire: grill, stovetop, I used instapot. Put a tad of the marinade on top of chicken before cooking and discard the remainder.

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  3. In a large saucepan add butter and melt. Once melted add Orzo.

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  4. Cook on medium high until you start to see some browning.

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  5. Add chicken broth and tomato paste and seasonings you desire.

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  6. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium low and simmer covered for 15 minutes or until all juices are cooked into orzo.

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  7. Meanwhile cut velveeta into chunks and place in small saucepan along with Rotel. Heat on medium until cheese is melted.

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  8. Once orzo is done, add in black beans.

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  9. Set up topping station and plate as follows: Orzo bed, top with chicken pieces and cover with queso.

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  10. Enjoy!

    Queso Chicken & Orzo recipe step 10 photo

Ingredients

  1. 3-4 chicken breasts
  2. 1 bottle Lawrys Baja Chipotle Marinade
  3. 2 cups Orzo pasta
  4. 1/2 cup butter
  5. 4 cups chicken broth
  6. 3 Tbsp. tomato paste
  7. 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  8. 8 oz. Velveeta cheese
  9. 1 can Rotel
  10. Seasonings: salt, pepper, garlic powder, Mrs. Dash Spicy

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