*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                            Fresh Corn And  Orzo
 
 Recipe By     : COOKING RIGHT SHOW #CR9738
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : New Text Import                  Cooking Right Show
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      Ounces        Dry Orzo Pasta
    2      Tablespoons   Light Olive Oil
                         --Dressing--
    2      Teaspoons     Red Pepper Flakes
      1/2  Cup           Seasoned Rice Wine Vinegar
      1/4  Cup           Light Corn Syrup
    2                    Bay Leaves
    3      Tablespoons   Fresh Lime Juice
   12      Oz            Smoked Or Corned Chicken -- julienned
    2 1/2  C             Fresh White Or Yellow Corn -- cut from cob
      1/3  C             Fresh Basil -- minced
      1/2  C             Green Onions -- minced
      1/2  C             Sweet Red Bell Pepper -- *see notes
                         Salt And Freshly Ground Pepper -- to taste
                         --Garnish--
                         Basil Sprigs
                         Lime Wedges
                         Toasted Pine Nuts
 
 
 In a pot of lightly salted, boiling water cook orzo until al dente,
 approximately 34 minutes. Drain and toss with the olive oil. Set aside.
 
 In a saucepan, combine the pepper flakes, rice vinegar, corn syrup, bay
 leaves and lime juice. Simmer for 5 minutes and cool. Remove bay leaves.
 
 Toss the orzo, dressing and remaining ingredients together. Chill and serve
 garnished with basil sprigs and lime wedges. Sprinkle pine nuts over the top.
 
 Yield: 6 to 8 servings
 
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 NOTES : *Julienne finely, blanch briefly and drain