Chicken Messina With Orzo

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Chicken in balsamic and capers sauce topped with feta cheese.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle chicken with 1/2 tsp salt (optional) and 1/4 tsp pepper, dust chicken with flour.
  2. Heat oil over medium high heat. Saute chicken about 3 minutes per side or until browned.
  3. Add garlic and saute about 30 seconds.
  4. Add 1 cup of chicken broth and boil 1 minute, stirring to scrape up brown bits.
  5. Lower heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  6. Cook orzo in water according to package directions, until al dente.
  7. Drain, add butter, parsley, and the remaining salt (optional) and pepper and toss.
  8. In skillet with chicken, increase heat to high and add the remaining cup of chicken stock, vinegar, and capers. Cook about 8 minutes, stirring, until consistency is syrupy.
  9. Top orzo with chicken mixture and sprinkle with feta.
Most Helpful

Absolutely delicious!!!

Paris D March 14, 2012

This is sooooo good! I prepped all of the ingredients ahead of time and it was then so easy to put together. I loved the combination of the balsamic, capers, and feta. Thanks for a nice keeper. Made by an Unruly Under the Influence for ZWT6.

lazyme June 12, 2010

We really enjoyed this recipe for dinner tonight. It was quick and easy, requiring minimal prep, with a nice, complimentary blend of flavors. We especially enjoyed the combination of balsamic, capers and feta. Made as directed and thought it required no modifications--perfect as posted. Served with Green Beans With Lemon-Garlic Seasoning 366059. Made for ZWT6. Thanks!

Dr. Jenny June 10, 2010