Mediterranean Orzo and Chicken Tenders Salad
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Mediterranean Orzo and Chicken Tenders Salad

Mediterranean Orzo and Chicken Tenders Salad

with Bocconcini and Oregano

Orzo gets a Grecian makeover! Al dente orzo is tossed with chicken, olives, salty feta, tomatoes, spinach and fresh bocconcini for a delicious combination of Italian and Greek flavours!


Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking Time


serving amount

170 g


(Contains Wheat)

100 g

Bocconcini Cheese

(Contains Milk)

113 g

Baby Spinach

¼ cup

Feta Cheese, crumbled

(Contains Milk)

113 g

Baby Tomatoes

2 tbsp

White Wine Vinegar

(Contains Sulphites)

7 g


½ unit

Red Onion

2 unit

Garlic, cloves

30 g

Mixed Olives

(Contains Sulphites)

310 g

Chicken Breast Tenders

Not included in your delivery

2 tbsp


0.06 tsp


0.06 tsp


¼ tsp



Nutrition Values

Calories860 kcal
Fat35 g
Saturated Fat12 g
Carbohydrate76 g
Sugar6 g
Dietary Fiber7 g
Protein62 g
Cholesterol150 mg
Sodium480 mg
Trans Fat0.4 g
Potassium1350 mg
Calcium400 mg
Iron5.25 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Medium Pot
Measuring Cups
Measuring Spoons
Large Bowl
Large Non-Stick Pan


Cook orzo

Before starting, wash and dry all produce. Add 6 cups water and 1 tsp salt to a medium pot (use same for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.Add orzo to the boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 10-12 min.Drain and return orzo to the same pot, off heat. (NOTE: Rinse orzo under cold water for 1 min if you don't like warm pasta salad.)


Meanwhile, peel, then cut half the onion (whole onion for 4 ppl) into 1/4-inch pieces.Quarter bocconcini.Drain, then roughly chop olives. Halve tomatoes. Strip 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oregano leaves from stems, then finely chop. Peel, then mince or grate garlic.

Marinate veggies and bocconcini

Whisk together vinegar, 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil and 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) sugar in a large bowl.Add olives, bocconcini and tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper, then toss to combine. Set aside.

Cook chicken and veggies

Pat chicken tenders dry with paper towels. Cut in half crosswise. Season with salt and pepper. Heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat.When the pan is hot, add 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil, then garlic, onions, spinach and oregano.Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions soften slightly, 2-3 min.Season with salt and pepper.

Finish and serve

Add orzo, chicken and sauteed veggies to the bowl with marinated veggies and bocconcini. Toss to combine. Divide Mediterranean orzo salad between plates. Sprinkle feta over top.

Modularity step (under step 4)

If you've opted to add chicken tenders, pat dry with paper towels, then halve crosswise. Season with salt and pepper. Heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat. When hot, add 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil, then chicken. Sear until golden, 4-5 min per side. Add garlic, onions, spinach and oregano. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions soften slightly and chicken is cooked through, 2-3 min.**