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Mediterranean Chicken Orzo on a white dish
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Mediterranean Chicken Orzo

Healthy Mediterranean Chicken Orzo is an easy and delicious one pan dinner! Made with simple ingredients, packed with flavor and done in under 30 minutes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword healthy chicken orzo, mediterranean chicken, Mediterranean orzo
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 455kcal
WW Freestyle Points 15



  • Bring a small pan of water to a boil. Cook orzo per directions.
  • While orzo is cooking, on a separate large skillet or pan heat 1 tablespoons olive oil. 
  • Add chicken to the heated pan and cook until it is golden brown, about 5-7 minutes on each side. Remove from pan and set off to the side.
  • Once chicken has been removed from the pan. Make sure to keep oil/grease in pan. Add additional tablespoon olive oil to the pan and heat. 
  • Stir in garlic and cook over medium heat for 1 minute. Stir in cherry tomatoes and white wine. Cook on high until tomatoes are soft soft + wine begins to reduce (approximately 5 minutes)
  • Once tomatoes are cooked, stir in cooked orzo, kalamata olives, spinach, spices and pine nuts together in the pan. Toss until combined.
  • Serve the chicken on top of the orzo, garnish with feta + enjoy!


Substitutions for this recipe

  • To make paleo/whole30 - Omit wine and feta. Sub orzo for cauliflower rice.
  • To make gluten free - Sub orzo with gluten free pasta or cauliflower rice.
  • Can sub fresh tomatoes with sun dried tomatoes
  • Can sub fresh herbs with dried. Use 1/2 the amount of dried spice!

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Chicken Orzo
Amount Per Serving (1.5 cups (approx))
Calories 455 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 89mg30%
Sodium 500mg22%
Potassium 705mg20%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 33g66%
Vitamin A 1380IU28%
Vitamin C 10.1mg12%
Calcium 126mg13%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. This is an estimate and can vary pending your ingredients
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