Lemon Chicken Orzo
Lemon Chicken Orzo is a healthy and light main dish or a refreshing side dish for any potluck. It tastes great chilled or at room temperature.
For the Orzo Salad
- 1 cup orzo cooked according to package instructions
- 2 cups chopped chicken I use a rotisserie chicken
- 1 diced cucumber
- 1 diced red pepper
- 4 chopped green onions
- 2 Tbsp chopped fresh dill
- 4 oz crumbled goat cheese
For the Lemon Dressing
- 1 Tbsp honey
- 1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
- 3/4 tsp Kosher salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- zest of 1 lemon
- 4 Tbsp lemon juice
- 2 tsp minced garlic
Make orzo according to package instructions.
Chop chicken and the rest of the salad ingredients and place into a large bowl.
Whisk together lemon dressing ingredients and set aside.
Rinse and drain orzo and then add to the chicken mixture. Pour the dressig on top and toss until everything is coated.
Pour crumbled goat cheese on top. Serve room temperature or chilled.