Lemon chicken with orzo

Lemon chicken with orzo

This chicken tray bake with lemon, olives and orzo is a great midweek meal for all the family. It's super simple, full of flavour and low in calories
  • Total:
  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Heat the oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5.
  2. Step 2

    Put the red onion in the bottom of a roasting tin. Season, then sit the chicken thighs on top.
  3. Step 3

    Squeeze over the lemon wedges and then tuck them in around the chicken. Pour around the wine or stock.
  4. Step 4

    Season the chicken skin then put in the oven and roast for 45-55 minutes, until really crisp and deep golden.
  5. Step 5

    Meanwhile, cook the orzo in boiling salted water until tender, then drain.
  6. Step 6

    Take the tin out of the oven, remove the chicken and keep warm under foil.
  7. Step 7

    Tip the orzo into the tin and stir into the onions and juices.
  8. Step 8

    Add in the parsley and olives and stir again.
  9. Step 9

    Serve the chicken tray bake with the orzo.