Chicken Skewers with Orzo

Prep Time: ?  minutes | Cook Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: ? minutes | Yield: Serves ?


  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 32 cubes
  • 24 grape tomatoes
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup fresh oregano leaves (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Thread 4 chicken cubes alternately with 3 tomatoes, if desired, onto each of 8 (12-inch) skewers. Sprinkle skewers with 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper; coat with cooking spray. Place skewers on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 3 minutes. Turn skewers over; grill 2 minutes or until chicken is done.
  3. Grate 1 1/2 teaspoons rind from 1 end of lemon; cut lemon in half, crosswise. Cut ungrated lemon half into quarters; reserve remaining lemon half for another use. Combine the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, lemon rind, garlic, and oregano in a food processor; process until finely ground, scraping sides. With motor running, slowly drizzle oil through the food chute; process until well blended. Brush oregano mixture over skewers; serve with lemon wedges.


Recipe Origin:  Never made this. Adapted from Cooking Light recipe.

Also want to try this recipe for Chicken Skewers with Orzo Salad.

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