Orzo Con Pollo

  • Servings: 6

Deliciously seasoned with the bold flavors of saffron and cumin to make a satisfying meal.


6 ozSan Giorgio® Orzo
1 Tbspvegetable oil
6chicken thighs and legs, bone in
2 1/4 cupschicken broth, divided
1 1/2 tspsground cumin powder
1 tspgarlic salt
1/4 tspsaffron
1/2 tsphot pepper sauce
2 cupschopped fresh tomatoes
2/3 cupfrozen peas
2/3 cupgreen bell pepper, diced
4 Tbspsdiced pimiento, drained


  1. In Dutch oven over medium heat, heat oil. Add chicken pieces; cook until golden on all sides, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add 1 cup chicken broth; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook 10 minutes.
  3. Stir seasonings into remaining chicken broth; add to chicken.  Heat to boiling.
  4. Stir in uncooked pasta. Reduce heat; cover.  Simmer 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Stir in vegetables; cover and cook 5 minutes or until pasta is tender and liquid is absorbed.