Orzo Fried Rice with Turkey Thighs

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Combine pasta salad with stir-fry for an orzo “fried rice.” Substitute other meat and vegetables as you need, or make this entirely vegetarian.


Step 1

Cook the Barilla® pasta for 1 minute less than the time indicated on the package. Drain pasta and drizzle with some olive oil to prevent from sticking.

Step 2

Working in batches, stir-fry the turkey with sesame oil, until cooked through. Remove.

Step 3

Heat more sesame oil and saute the garlic, vegetables, and ginger, until lightly browned. Season with soy sauce and let it reduce slightly. Toss it with the turkey and orzo.

Step 4

Serve portions warm, garnished with spring onions and sesame seeds.


  • 6 lb. Barilla Orzo
  • Sesame oil
  • 12 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, diced
  • 12 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 12 cups broccoli florets
  • 6 cups small dice carrots
  • 6 cups sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 3/4 cup grated fresh ginger
  • Soy sauce
  • 24 spring onions, chopped
  • 2 cups sesame seeds, toasted
Chef Recommended Cuts
  • Orzo
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Servings Per Container serving

Amount Per Serving
Calories 614
Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 292mg
Total Carbohydrate 96g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Sugars 6g
Protein 29g

Vitamin A 32%
Vitamin C 74%
Calcium 8%
Iron 32%
Allergy Information:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Please note: for the purpose of the nutritional assessment, total sodium does not include salt added to the cooking water. When salt is listed "as needed" in the ingredient list, 1 tsp total is included in the analysis.