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You Will Need
Medium Non-Stick Pan
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
Seafood 145° F |
Chicken 165° F |
Ground Beef 160° F |
Ground Turkey 165° F |
Ground Pork 160° F
Prepare the Ingredients
WRITTEN HAVE TO TAKE NEW TOP DOWN SHOT FOR THIS GUY; CRISPY RED PEPPER NOW GARNISHES
Mince dill, leaves and stems
Zest lemon, halve and juice
Pat chicken thighs dry, and season all over with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper. Don't worry about trimming. Excess fat will render while cooking and add flavor.
[PIC: dill, lemon zest, lemon juice]
Cook the Chicken
Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil.
Add chicken to hot pan and stir occasionally until chicken is lightly browned and reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 5-7 minutes.
Remove chicken to a plate. Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.
[PIC: diced chicken thigh cooked on a plate]
Start the Orzo
Return pan used to cook chicken to high heat and add 3 cups water, chicken demi-glace, 1 tsp. lemon zest, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Bring to a boil.
Once boiling, add orzo. Cook until al dente, 4-5 minutes.
[PIC: water and orzo in pan]
Finish the Orzo
Stir chicken and spinach into hot pan. Cook until spinach is wilted, 1-2 minutes.
Remove from burner. Stir in 1 Tbsp lemon juice, butter, ¼ tsp. salt, and ¼ tsp. pepper until melted and combined.
[PIC: stirring in ye old butter]
Finish the Dish
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping chicken and orzo with feta, crispy red peppers, and dill. Bon appétit!
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