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Lemon Chicken Orzo

Lemon Chicken Orzo Recipe

This lemon chicken orzo recipe makes a wonderful quick light lunch. It is a super easy meal to cook on a Trangia Stove or in a Billy Can over a campfire.

Feel free to experiment with different vegetables, herbs and quantities of lemon juice. It’s a very forgiving and adaptable recipe.

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Lemon Chicken Trangia Recipe

Lemon Chicken Orzo

Lemon Chicken Orzo pasta recipe – camp cooking on a Trangia Stove.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Camping Lunches, Camping Meals
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 people


  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 chicken breast (diced)
  • 4 handfuls orzo pasta
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • ½ lemon (juice only)
  • 1-2 tsp butter


  • Lightly fry the chicken in olive oil in a pan.
    1 tsp olive oil, 2 chicken breast
  • Add the orzo and water to the pan. Bring to the boil then simmer for 5 mins.
    4 handfuls orzo pasta, 1 clove garlic
  • Add the pepper, garlic, herbs, butter and lemon juice.
    1 clove garlic, 1 red pepper, 1 tsp mixed herbs, ½ lemon, 1-2 tsp butter
  • Keep simmering until the orzo is cooked and the water has nearly evaporated.


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