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Lemon Pepper Chicken with Orzo
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2/3 cup uncooked dried orzo pasta

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter

4 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest

1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper

1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts

1 cup asparagus, cut into bite-sized pieces

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt butter in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-low heat until sizzling. Stir in lemon zest and pepper. Add chicken; cook 13-18 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F, is golden brown on both sides and juices run clear when pierced with a fork. Remove from skillet.

  3. STEP 3

    Add asparagus to skillet; cook 3-4 minutes or until tender. Add orzo; toss to coat.

  4. STEP 4

    Slice chicken; serve over pasta.

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