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Greek Chicken Orzo Bowl
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5 from 6 votes

Greek Chicken Orzo Bowl

Tender orzo pasta and savory Greek chicken are a match made in heaven.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
marinade12 hrs
Total Time12 hrs 25 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: greek chicken orzo bowl, greek chicken orzo bowl recipe
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 677kcal
Author: Rachael

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cooked orzo
  • 1 ½ lbs boneless skinless chicken
  • Marinade recipe
  • 1 Tbs butter
  • 12 cherry tomatoes halved or diced
  • ½ english cucumber diced
  • Red onion diced
  • 1 cup Tzatziki sauce
  • ½ cup feta cheese crumbled
  • 4 sweet mini peppers sliced thin
  • Fresh mint if desired
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice fresh

Instructions

  • Prepare Marinade the night before, and place boneless, skinless chicken breasts in it to marinate.
  • Place marinated chicken between pieces of plastic wrap, and use a meat mallet to pound chicken until even thickness
  • Season with salt and pepper on both sides.
  • Put butter in a large skillet, and turn on to medium heat.
  • Cook chicken for 5-7 minutes on each side over medium heat until browned and cooked through. Transfer to a plate and cover to keep warm.
  • Cook orzo according to package directions.
  • Slice chicken against the grain, or chunk up.
  • Assemble Greek Chicken Orzo bowls by dividing Orzo, chicken, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, Tzatziki sauce, feta, sweet mini peppers and mint between the bowls. Squeeze fresh lemon over the top and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 677kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 736mg | Potassium: 948mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1580IU | Vitamin C: 53.4mg | Calcium: 204mg | Iron: 3.7mg