Orzo With Chicken

Preparation Time:

10 min

Cooking Time:

45 min


7 servings
Category:With Meat & Poultry

Made with

Chopped Tomatoes


  • 1 packet MITSIDES orzo
  • 4 chicken fillets cut in small portions
  • 500 gr. mushrooms cut in two
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tin MITSIDES chopped peeled tomatoes (400g), pureed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • salt, pepper
  • grated pecorino cheese


  1. Sprinkle chicken with nutmeg and place in deep terracotta pan together with mushrooms, 1 glass water, bay leaf, tomatoes, salt and freshly ground pepper and bake in moderate oven until chicken starts to cook.
  2. Add butter and cook for a further 10 minutes. If necessary, add lukewarm water.
  3. Add orzo and stir so that it is covered by chicken fluid.
  4. Bake in moderate oven. Stir occasionally and add lukewarm water until orzo is cooked.
  5. Serve with freshly grated pecorino and freshly ground pepper

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