Orzo With Chicken And Cabbage Recipe

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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient


 Orzo pasta8 Ounce
 Rice vinegar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chicken broth1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Packed brown sugar2 Tablespoon
 Soy sauce2 Tablespoon
 Cornstarch1 Teaspoon
 Chili sesame oil1 Tablespoon
 Thinly sliced red cabbage2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Seasoned stir fry oil/Hot oil1 Tablespoon
 Boneless skinless chicken breasts/Tenders1 Pound, cut into bite size pieces
 Snow peas4 Ounce
 Green onions with tops4 , sliced into 1/2-inch pieces (Separating White And Green Parts)
 Sesame seeds1 Tablespoon, toasted

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1966 Calories from Fat 426

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g73.4%

Saturated Fat 7.9 g39.7%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 263.1 mg

Sodium 2209.4 mg92.1%

Total Carbohydrates 234 g78%

Dietary Fiber 18.3 g73.2%

Sugars 50.7 g

Protein 144 g288.8%

Vitamin A 78.3% Vitamin C 310.4%

Calcium 39.9% Iron 83%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Place 6 cups water in wok or large saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Add orzo; cook according to package directions until al dente, stirring occasionally. Drain; set aside.
2. Whisk together vinegar, chicken broth, brown sugar, soy sauce and cornstarch in small bowl; set aside.
3. Heat sesame chili oil in wok or large skillet over high heat. Add cabbage; stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove. Set aside on serving platter; keep warm.
4. Heat stir-fry oil in same wok over high heat. Add chicken; stir-fry 3 minutes. Add snow peas and white parts of green onions; stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add vinegar mixture, stirring until hot and slightly thickened. Add orzo and toss. Serve over cabbage. Sprinkle with green onion tops and sesame seeds.