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Creamy Orzo with Spiced Chicken, Spinach and Mushrooms Recipe

Creamy Orzo with Spiced Chicken, Spinach and Mushrooms Recipe

Creamy Orzo with Spiced Chicken, Spinach and Mushrooms Recipe

4 servings / 8 steps / 11 ingredients

Chicken Nu Spice

The aromatic Indian spices spark up this soothingly simple, risotto-like creamy chicken orzo recipe. The spinach can be replaced with kale or broccoli. Grab some crusty bread and dinner is ready. SugarRot Chicken Nu Spice is the perfect meal maker for all your chicken dishes!

Ingredients:

  • 1 SugarRoti Chicken Nu Spice package
  • 1 lb of chicken breast or thighs
  • 2 tablespoons butter or ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 3 cups of fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup orzo pasta
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • Parmesan cheese

Optional

  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped

Preparation:

  1. Season chicken with half of the SugarRoti Chicken Nu Spice package.
  2. Melt butter in a pan over medium heat and sear chicken on all side until golden brown and fully cooked.
  3. Remove chicken from the pan and add shallots and mushrooms and then garlic.
  4. Pour in the remaining SugarRoti Chicken Nu Spice and stir. Whisk in flour and stir until lightly browned.
  5. Pour in the chicken stock and add orzo. (optional: Add a sprig of thyme and remove along with other aromatics when the dish is finished).
  6. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer and cook until orzo is finished (7 min).
  7. Stir in spinach, cream and Parmesan last.
  8. Garnish with fresh parsley.

*Leftovers can be refrigerated up to 3 days or frozen

Recipe Notes

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