Lime Chicken Tenders and Orzo Salad

Lime Chicken Tenders And Orzo Salad Recipe

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Quick and easy to make and delicious too. Perfect for a weeknight. Prep time does not include the marinading time.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

1-2
limes
1 1/4 lb
chicken breast tenders
5 Tbsp
olive oil, divided
2 clove
garlic,minced
2 tsp
kosher salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1 1/2 c
orzo pasta, uncooked
3 Tbsp
red wine vinegar
2 tsp
country dijon mustard
1 medium
red bell pepper, chopped
3/4 c
cucumber, peeled and diced
2 Tbsp
fresh dill, chopped

How to Make Lime Chicken Tenders and Orzo Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat grill to 300° to 350° (medium) heat.
  • 2Grate zest from limes to equal 1 teaspoons Cut limes in half; squeeze juice from limes to equal 3 tablespoons.
  • 3Combine chicken, lime zest, lime juice, 1/4 cup olive oil, and next 3 ingredients. Let marinate for 1 hour. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade.
  • 4Grill chicken, covered with grill lid, 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until done.
  • 5Prepare pasta according to package directions.
  • 6Combine vinegar, mustard, and remaining 1 tablespoons olive oil.
  • 7Toss orzo, bell pepper, cucumber, and dill with vinegar mixture. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with grilled chicken.

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About Lime Chicken Tenders and Orzo Salad

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy