Souvlaki Chicken with Creamy Lemon Orzo & Shaved Spring Vegetable Salad

Time & Servings
4 servings
40 minutes ready time =
20 minutes preparation +
20 minutes cooking
Ingredients
  • 1 lemon
    Lemons 1EA
    $1.12 • Ea
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  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
    Compliments Balance Chicken Breast Chunk 142G
    $3.53 • Ea
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  • 2 Tbsp. Becel® Oil, divided
    Becel Margarine With Olive Oil 454G
    $4.51 • Ea
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  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano leaves
    Club House Ground Oregano (12PK) 35G
    $6.32 • Ea
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  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
    Summer Fresh Hummus Roasted Garlic 227G
    $4.51 • Ea
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  • 1 1/2 cups milk
    Natrel Milk 1% Lactose Free 2L
    $6.77 • Ea
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  • 1 package Knorr® Alfredo Pasta Sauce Mix
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo
    Garofalo Pasta Orzo 500G
    $2.63 • Ea
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  • 4 cups shaved* assorted raw vegetables, (asparagus, carrots, radish and cucumber)
    Carrots 3LBS
    $2.81 • Bag
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Directions
  • Grate 1/4 teaspoon (1 mL) lemon peel and squeeze 2 tablespoons (30 mL) juice from lemon. Combine chicken, 1 tablespoon (15 mL) Becel® Oil, 1 tablespoon (15 mL) lemon juice, oregano and garlic in medium bowl. Season, if desired, with salt and pepper; thread onto skewers. Grill, turning occasionally, until chicken is thoroughly cooked, about 6 minutes; set aside and keep warm.
  • Combine 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) water, milk and Knorr® Alfredo Pasta Sauce Mix in medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Add orzo; return to a boil and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently and adding additional water in 1/4 cup (60 mL) increments if necessary, until orzo is tender, about 8 minutes. Meanwhile, combine shaved vegetables, remaining 1 tablespoon (15 mL) Oil and 1 tablespoon (15 mL) lemon juice in medium bowl; season, if desired, with salt and pepper.
  • Just before serving, stir lemon peel into orzo. Serve chicken over orzo with shaved vegetable salad. Serve, if desired, with lemon wedges.
  • *Shave vegetables by placing them on cutting board and peeling strips with a vegetable peeler.
  • TIP: If orzo is too thick, add additional milk or water to desired consistency.

    Each serving of this chicken dish is low in fat and provides 2 servings of veggies!

    See nutrition information for sodium content.