Hunter's Chicken

Hunter's Chicken

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total: 25 min
  • Serving: 4

Hunter's Chicken is full of good things like mushrooms and orzo pasta.


  • 1 cup uncooked orzo
  • 1, 10 ounce can mushrooms, sliced
  • 1, 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 red pepper, cut into narrow strips
  • 1 medium onion, cut into narrow strips
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 chicken thighs, skinned and boneless, cut in half crosswise
  • Sugggested Toppings: grated Parmesan cheese, minced parsley


  1. Bring water to boil in a large non-stick skillet and add orzo. Boil uncovered on medium high heat, stirring occasionally for 9 minutes, or until firm tender. Drain.
  2. Heat oil in same skillet. Add mushrooms and saute 3 to 4 minutes until lightly brown. Remove mushrooms to a bowl.
  3. Mix tomatoes, pepper, onion, garlic, basil, oregano and salt in same skillet. Add chicken thighs and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and cover, simmering 5 minutes, stirring once.
  4. Stir in orzo and cover and continue cooking 6 minutes or longer until chicken is cooked through. Stir in mushrooms. Sprinkle with cheese and parsley.


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