Queso Smothered Chicken


  • 1 bottle Lawry’s Baja Chipotle 30 minute marinade
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts, pounded to an even thickness
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup orzo
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 8 oz Velveeta, diced
  • 1 can Ro-Tel diced tomatoes and green chilies


  1. Pour marinade over chicken and let marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  2. When ready, grill chicken until done.
  3. Prepare the orzo by heating oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and adding the orzo.
  4. Cook, stirring constantly, until lightly browned. 
  5. Stir in chili powder, tomato paste and chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
  7. Fluff with a fork.
  8. Combine Ro-tel and Velveeta in a medium bowl. 
  9. Heat on high in the microwave in 30 second intervals until cheese is melted.
  10. To assemble, place 1/4 of the orzo on a plate, top with grilled chicken. Pour 3-4 tablespoons cheese dip over chicken and orzo.

Source:  http://www.plainchicken.com/2012/10/queso-smothered-chicken.html



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