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Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken with Lemon Orzo and Peas

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken with Lemon Orzo and Peas
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4
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This lemon-spiked one-pan wonder lets you fling spring onto your weeknight dinner table in next to no time.
Updated Mar 16, 2017

Ingredients

  • 4 thin slices prosciutto
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 lb)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 3/4 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo or rosamarina pasta
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup Cascadian Farm™ frozen organic sweet peas (from 10-oz bag)

Steps

  • 1
    Wrap 1 slice of prosciutto around each chicken breast. Coat chicken in butter; rub in salt and pepper flakes. Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 2 to 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove chicken from skillet.
  • 2
    Add broth; heat to boiling. Stir in orzo and lemon peel; return to boiling. Place chicken over pasta. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over chicken. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Stir frozen peas into orzo without disturbing chicken; cover and continue to cook over low heat 4 to 6 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed, pasta is tender and juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F).

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Opt for larger slices of prosciutto if possible to make wrapping the chicken easier.
  • tip 2
    Can’t take the heat? Swap ground black pepper for the crushed red pepper flakes.

Nutrition Information

450 Calories, 15g Total Fat, 49g Protein, 31g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
130
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
7g
34%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
130mg
44%
Sodium
1170mg
49%
Potassium
410mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
2g
Protein
49g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 6 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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