Queso Smothered Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 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

Directions:

  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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