With the right ingredients, an outstanding meal can be ready in minutes, 18 minutes to be exact. A can of apricots, some orzo, and skinless, boneless chicken breasts plus some onion and curry powder are just about all you need for this dinner.
Total Time: 20 mins
1 1/4 cups dried orzo (8 oz.)
1 15 ounce can unpeeled apricot halves in light syrup
4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
Cook orzo according to package; drain. Drain apricot halves, reserving 1/2 cup syrup.
Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper and 1/2 teaspoon curry powder. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken; cook for 8 minutes or until no longer pink (170 degrees F), turning once. Add apricots the last 2 minutes. Transfer to plates.
Cut green tops of 2 onions into diagonal slices; set aside; chop remaining onions. Add chopped onion and remaining curry powder to skillet; cook 1 minute. Stir in reserved syrup and orzo. Add to plates. Sprinkle onion tops. Makes 4 servings.
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 458, Fat, total (g) 9, chol. (mg) 66, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 59, Monosaturated fat (g) 5, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, fiber (g) 4, sugar (g) 17, pro. (g) 34, vit. A (IU) 1603, vit. C (mg) 8, Thiamin (mg) 1, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 17, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1, Folate (µg) 149, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, sodium (mg) 230, Potassium (mg) 597, calcium (mg) 50, iron (mg) 4, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet