One Pot Spicy Tomato Basil Chicken With Orzo


This One Pot Spicy Tomato Basil Chicken With Orzo is spicy, creamy and loaded with flavor. A quick and easy dinner that everyone will love.
Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings


  • 1.5 cups Orzo
  • 500 grams boneless skinless chicken breast Cut to cubes
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 large Onion powder chopped
  • 1 tbsp Minced garlic
  • 5-6 tbsp tomato puree (increase or decrease as per taste)
  • 1 tbsp Dreid Basil (heaping tablespoon)
  • 1 tspn Dried Oregano
  • 1 tspn Red chili flakes
  • 4 cups chicken stock warm
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese shreded (optional)


  1. Heat a pan.Add butter and few drops of oil. once hot add chopped Onion.
  2. When Onion is soft and looks transparent add minced garlic. fry for 30 seconds.
  3. Add cubed chicken. Cook for 2 minutes on medium-high heat.
  4. Add tomato puree, herbs, chili flakes. mix everything well.
  5. Add Orzo and warm chicken stock. Season with salt.
  6. Once it starts to boil, lower the flame and let it cook slowly.
  7. When almost all the water has been evaporated but still it looks little sauce, switch-off the flame.
  8. At this point, if you want you can add shredded parmesan and give everything a good mix. Else while serving sprinkle some cheese on top.

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