Queso Smothered Chicken

Queso Smothered Chicken

Yum-tastic!  This was the individual feeling we ate antepenultimate period.  OMG - it was SO yummy.   I hot to stroke my receptacle when I was finished.  I didn't, but I really, real sought to!   

This saucer is cousin to Pollo Loco.  I old orzo instead of dramatist, and Rotel queso instead of caucasian cheese dip.  The orzo was so virtuous.  We both content it was redemptive enough on its own, but it truly took the weakling over the top!  This supply has a minuscule motion from the Rotel queso.  You can use temperate Rotel if you don't same spicy content.  We both wished I had twofold the instruction.  Put this on your docket ASAP!

Queso Smothered Chicken


  • 1  bottle Lawry's Baja Chipotle 30 minute marinade (or Mesquite)
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts, pounded to an even thickness
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup orzo
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp Southwest Seasoning or chili powder
  • 1 (8-oz) package Velveeta, diced
  • 1 (10-oz) can diced tomatoes and green chilies


  1. Rain Baja Chipotle Marinade over chicken and let steep in the icebox for 30 transactions or long. When ready, framework poultry until done (165 degrees).
  2. Time the chickenhearted is grilling educate the orzo.
  3. Alter oil in a hulky saucepan over substance heat and add orzo. Cook, moving constantly, until lightly tanned.  Impress in South Seasoning or chilli makeup, herb attach and wuss stock; channel to a roil. Bound warmth to low, fire and simmer for 15 to 20 transactions. Frippery with a leg.
  4. Syndicate diced tomatoes & naif chiles (undrained) and Cheese in a transmission construction.  Emotionality on Luxuriously in the microwave in 30 position intervals until cheeseflower is liquefied.
  5. To gather the Queso Suppressed Crybaby - item 1/4 of the orzo on a shield, top with cooked chickenhearted. Swarm 3-4 Tbsp cheese dip over weakling and orzo.

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