Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Greek Chicken with Lemon Orzo

YUMMMMM-OH!!!  I LOVE the aroma of lemon and as I walked in the house today, it smelled lemony and delicious!  This Greek Chicken was SO easy to make and it packs lots of flavor.  I served my Greek Chicken with my very own Lemon Orzo.  I'll post my super easy Lemon Orzo recipe below too!

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Now, what you've been waiting for....

Greek Chicken with Lemon Orzo

Greek Chicken Ingredients:
6 chicken thighs
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 lemon, thinly sliced
1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives
1 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. dried oregano

Lemon Orzo Ingredients;
4 servings of Orzo, cooked to directions on box
Dressing for the orzo:
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. onion powder

Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown chicken on all sides. Place in Slow Cooker.

Add broth, lemon, olives, garlic and oregano to crock pot.

Cover; cook on low 8 hours or until chicken is tender. 

Cook your Orzo to directions on box.  Whisk together all ingredients for the Orzo dressing and mix into orzo.
Serve your Greek Chicken on top of the Orzo.

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  1. Is there a secret to printing these recipes?

    1. No secret! There is a print friendly button, but I don't have control over it.

  2. My mom came over on her birthday and this was dinner!! Total hit !! She loves lemon and said this was by far better than any lemon chicken she ever had