Souvlaki Chicken With Orzo

Souvlaki Chicken With Orzo

Category: Entertaining

  • Recipe serves 4 servings

  • Prep Time 20 min

  • Cook Time 15 min


  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, thinly sliced into cutlets or pounded 1/2-inch-thick

  • 6 Tbsp. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Olive Oil Spread”

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 1 medium plum tomato, chopped

  • 1 bag (10 oz.) baby spinach leaves

  • 1/2 cup dry white wine or chicken broth

  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice

  • 1 cup diced feta cheese (about 4 oz.)

  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano leaves, crushed

  • 8 ounces orzo pasta, cooked and drained


  • Season chicken, if desired, with salt and ground black pepper. Melt 2 tablespoons I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® made with Olive Oil Spread in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and brown chicken. Remove and set aside.

  • Melt 2 tablespoons Mediterranean Blend in same skillet over medium heat and cook garlic, stirring occasionally, 30 seconds. Add tomato and spinach. Cook, stirring frequently, 2 minutes. Stir in wine. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer 2 minutes. Return chicken to skillet and stir in lemon juice, cheese and oregano. Simmer 2 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.

  • Turn into deep platter to serve and garnish, if desired, with chopped pitted kalamata olives. Toss hot orzo with remaining 2 tablespoons Mediterranean Blend and serve with chicken.

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