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Mean Chef's Yucatan-Style Chicken, Lime, and Orzo Soup

“I adopted this recipe from Mean Chef, who described it as "quick easy and delicious." I agree--it's simple to make, very yummy, and reasonably filling. It makes a good, light meal.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook orzo in pot of boiling salted water until just tender.
  2. Drain well.
  3. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat.
  4. Add onion, garlic, and chiles.
  5. Sauté until onion begins to brown, about 4 minutes.
  6. Add chicken; sauté 1 minute.
  7. Add broth, lime juice, and tomato.
  8. Simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 3 minutes.
  9. Mix in orzo, then chopped cilantro.
  10. Season soup with salt and pepper.
  11. Ladle soup into 4 bowls.
  12. Garnish with cilantro sprigs.

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