Souvlaki Chicken with Creamy Lemon Orzo & Shaved Spring Vegetable

Ready in
40 min
Boil & cook orzo over medium heat until tender. Zing chicken with lemon, place on skewers & grill. Serve over orzo with shaved vegetable salad.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

20 min

Cooking Time

20 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


1 Lemon
1 Lemon
1 lb Boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 tbsp Becel® Oil
0.5 tsp Dried oregano leaves
1 Clove Garlic
1.5 cups 2% Milk
1 Knorr® Alfredo Pasta Sauce Mix
1 cup Orzo
4 cups Mixed root vegetables Shave vegetables by placing them on cutting board and peeling strips with a vegetable peeler


  1. Finely grate ¼ tsp (1 ml) lemon peel and squeeze 2 Tbsp (30 ml) juice from lemon. In medium bowl, combine chicken, 1 Tbsp (15 ml) each of the Oil and lemon juice, oregano and garlic. Season with salt and pepper, if desired; thread onto skewers**. Place on greased grill over MED-HIGH heat; grill, turning occasionally, until chicken is thoroughly cooked, about 6 min. Set aside and keep warm.
  2. In medium saucepan, combine 1 ½ cups (375 ml) water, 1 ½ cups (375 ml) milk and Sauce Mix; bring to boil over MED-HIGH heat. Add orzo; return to boil and cook over MED heat, stirring often and adding additional water – up to ¼ cup (60 ml) at a time, if necessary, until orzo is tender, about 8 min. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine shaved vegetables* and the remaining 1 Tbsp (15 ml) each Oil and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  3. Just before serving, stir lemon zest into orzo. Serve chicken skewers** on orzo mixture and with shaved vegetable salad. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired.

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