Asian Orzo
Asian Orzo

Oh, you are going to love this so simple, easy on the waist-line and economical recipe. 

A purchased rotisserie chicken makes this come together in just the time it takes to cook up the Orzo – minutes!      The flavors leave you craving it again and again and again. 

Asian Orzo


16 oz. package Orzo

1 chicken bouillon cube or 2 tsp. chicken bouillon  

1/2 – 2/3 of a  rotisserie chicken   OR  1  1/2 lbs. chicken breast grilled

6 Tbl. teriyaki marinade (NOT soy sauce)

1 tsp. Montreal chicken seasoning 1 cucumber, chopped

1 red bell pepper, chopped

8-10 green onions, sliced

3 Tbl. cilantro, chopped

8 Tbl. bottled Ranch salad dressing

4 Tbl. sweet chili sauce

2 cups carrots, shredded  


Cook Orzo according to directions, adding bouillon to the cooking water for flavor.

Drain and cool a bit. In a large bowl, combine the cooked and drained Orzo and all the remaining ingredients.       

Serve immediately or refrigerate for later use.

If refrigerating when ready to serve, stir to see if a bit more ranch dressing may be needed. 

Carrie Groneman’s recipe,

Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow

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