Spicy Oriental Orzo

35 mins (prep 20, cooking 15)
13 ingredients
2 servings
I needed a side dish to go with some wild-caught salmon I'd marinated in a teriyaki sauce, and found some whole-wheat orzo pasta in the pantry. I threw this together, and WOW! Add some braised spinach or kale, a fresh fruit, and what a nutritious dinner you'll serve!

Categories:  <-60-mins , side-dish , pasta,-rice-and-grains , weeknight , easy , 3-steps-or-less , north-american , american , inexpensive , vegetarian , pasta , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (396.04 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 113.22 Calories from Fat 66.6
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.4g 22.77%
Saturated Fat 1.05g 10.5%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 866.62mg 72.22%
Total Carbohydrate 10.71g 7.14%
Dietary Fiber 0.02 g 0.18%
Sugars 10.3 g %
Protein 1.32g 5.3%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 22.33mg% Iron 0.43mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
orzo pasta, fresh parsley, pickled ginger, dried red pepper flakes, salted cashews, toasted sesame seeds