Orzo Chicken Pasta

3 cups strong chicken broth
1 cup water
3 Tbs. parsley
2 cloves garlic, pressed
1 cup white wine
1 1/2 cup orzo pasta. (This is rice shaped pasta. You can find it the pasta section of your grocery store. Ronzoni makes a good orzo.)

Combine broth, spices and liquid and bring to a boil. Add orzo and turn to low heat. Cover and cook for 25 minutes.

2 whole chicken breasts, boned and skinned and cut into strips
1 tsp. olive oil
1/2 cup choppped red onion
2 cloves garlic

Saute chicken breasts, onion, and garlic in oil until chicken is cooked through, ten minutes. Keep warm. When pasta is done, add chickent mixture. Mix in fresh herbs:

2 Tbs. fresh parsley
2 Tbs. fresh basil
1 Tbs. fresh oregano

Serve in a large pasta bowl and top with 4-6 Tbs. freshly grated parmesan cheese.

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