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Chicken with Garlic Mushrooms and Orzo

Chicken with Garlic Mushrooms and Orzo

Serves 4
Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 15 minutes
Total time 20 minutes
Website Skinny Taste

Ingredients

  • 340g Button Mushrooms (Sliced)
  • 4 cloves Garlic (Crushed and Chopped)
  • 125ml White Wine
  • 450g Chicken Breast (Cubed)
  • 2 Oxo Chicken Stock Cubes
  • 6 leaves Herbs (e.g. basil) (Chopped)
  • 25g Wholemeal Flour
  • 160g Orzo (Dry weight)
  • 1.5 teaspoons Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper (to taste)

Nutritional Information

Calories: 418
Carbs: 46g
Fat: 8g
Protein: 36g
Sugar: 3g
Sodium: 397mg

Directions

1. Cook pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water according to instructions. While cooking, follow the rest of the instructions.
2. Coat chicken strips in flour and fry in a little olive oil. Keep warm in oven.
3. Heat oil in a medium saute pan over a medium heat.
4. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook until soft, about 1 minute.
5. Add the sliced mushrooms and saute for about 2 minutes.
6. Before draining the pasta, reserve a small portion of the water (1/4 cup) in case it is needed later.
7. Add white wine and cook for another three minutes.
8. Drain pasta and toss with mushrooms, herbs and pepper.
9. If pasta is too dry, add a little of the water that was saved earlier.
10. Serve with grated hard cheese (e.g. parmesan) if desired.