Orzo Fried Rice Recipe with Chicken

Orzo Fried Rice Recipe with Chicken This savory recipe is bursting with flavor. Fried rice is a classic favorite, but there's more than one way to enjoy it. Try substituting rice with orzo pasta for a new texture! This healthy pasta recipe features plenty of vegetables, like mushrooms, broccoli and carrots. The chicken thighs ensure you get enough protein to make this a super satisfying meal. Cook this for a fun dinner idea instead of ordering Chinese takeout again!

1 box orzo
6 chicken thighs, boneless and diced
4 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
2 garlic cloves, sliced
2 cups broccoli florets
1 cup small carrots, diced
1 cup Shiitake mushrooms, sliced
2 tablespoons ginger, grated
4 spring onions, chopped
1/3 cup sesame seeds, toasted
Soy sauce to taste

1. Cook orzo according to box directions.
2. Sauté chicken thighs with sesame oil. Add garlic, carrots, mushrooms and ginger.
3. Drain and toss pasta with chicken mixture, season with soy sauce and reduce.
4. Serve topped with sesame seeds and sliced spring onions.

Recipe and Photo Credit: Chef Lorenzo Boni https://www.instagram.com/cheflorenzoboni/
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