One-Pan Chicken and Orzo Recipe

Felt kinda fancy, decided to make a one pan chicken meal prep this week.

One Pan Chicken and Orzo Single meal prep 1000x1200 (2)
Yield: 4 servings

One-Pan Chicken and Orzo Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

In this recipe, we combine chicken breast and orzo pasta together to create one delicious meal.


  • 2 ea large chicken thighs, large
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 ea shallots, chopped
  • 1 ½ cup orzo
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp salt and pepper
  • Basil leaves
  • Olive oil
  • 1 cup bocconcini


  1. In a medium saucepan, cook the chicken with olive oil and salt and pepper.
  2. Once it’s cooked, set it to the side.
  3. In the same pan, saute the shallots in olive oil.
  4. Then add in the orzo and the butter.
  5. Once the butter has melted, add in water and cover with a lid.
  6. Once the rice has cooked fully, remove the lid, add in the bocconcini and basil and mix together.
  7. After everything has been mixed thoroughly, add in the cooked chicken.
  8. You can now separate everything into separate meal containers and refrigerate until ready to enjoy!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 meal

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 347Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0.2gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 670mgCarbohydrates: 47gFiber: 3gSugar: 5gProtein: 13g

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