Chicken with Goat Cheese Vinaigrette


Chicken, Dinner


1 cup orzo

cup plus 1 tablespoon olive oil

¼ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

2 ounces goat cheese, crumbled (½ cup)

4 6-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts, split horizontally

kosher salt and black pepper


Cook the orzo according to the package directions.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine ⅓ cup of the olive oil, the parsley, and crushed red pepper; fold in the goat cheese.

Season the chicken with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. In a large skillet, heat the remaining tablespoon of oil over medium-high heat. Working in batches, cook the chicken until cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Serve with the orzo and goat cheese vinaigrette.


Calories 599
Calories from fat 269
Fat 30g
Sat fat 7g
Cholesterol 105mg
Sodium 400mg
Protein 44g
Carbohydrate 36g
Sugar 2g
Fiber 2g
Iron 3mg
Calcium 73mg