Asian Orzo with Chicken and Shiitake Mushrooms

Serving Size:  2-3


1/2 lb. Pappardelle’s Asian Orzo
2 grilled chicken breasts, skinned and cubed
1/2 cup shiitake or white mushrooms, sliced
1/4 cup scallions, diced
1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced
1 small can bamboo shoots, drained
Chow Mein noodles, for garnish

1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
Salt and pepper, to taste
3 tablespoons honey
1/8 cup soy sauce
Pinch of hot pepper flakes

*Or use Pappardelle's Thai Peanut Sauce


  1. Cook orzo in a large pot of lightly salted boiling water until done, about 10 minutes. Drain and chill in refrigerator.
  2. Also, chill chicken after grilling. Keep vegetables at room temperature, or if prepared in advance, take out of refrigerator 1 hour before serving.
  3. Mix sauce ingredients and chill. (-Or- *Use Pappardelle’s (7 oz.) Thai Peanut Sauce. Add sauce to orzo at least 1 hour before serving.)
  4. Combine orzo/sauce with chicken and vegetables, gently toss and garnish with chow mein noodles.