5 Ingredient Chicken Sausage and Orzo Skillet

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This 5 Ingredient Chicken Sausage and Orzo Skillet is the perfect meal for busy weeknights.  Made in one skillet, ready in less than 30 minutes, and great for the whole family.  


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  1. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken sausages and cook for 2 minutes per side, until nice and golden.
  2. Add garlic, orzo, and red pepper flakes, toss around for 1-2 minutes, until orzo is slightly toasted and garlic is really fragrant.
  3. Pour in chicken broth and season with salt and pepper.  Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring frequently, until liquid has been absorbed and orzo is cooked.  Add more broth as needed! 
  4. Once orzo is cooked, stir in shaved parmesan and adjust s + p to taste.  
  5. Toss with arugula just before serving.  Enjoy!!
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