Orange Chicken With Bulgur Pilaf

Orange Chicken With Bulgur Pilaf
Bulgur—a nutty, nutritious grain—gets jazzed up with tomatoes, olives, scallions, and oregano. Get the recipe: Orange Chicken With Bulgur Pilaf. Photo: Quentin Bacon
Hands On Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 serves


  • 4 6-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest plus 1/4 cup fresh orange juice

  • 6 scallions, sliced

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano

  • 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • kosher salt and black pepper

  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved

  • ½ cup pitted kalamata olives, halved

  • 1 cup bulgur wheat


  1. In a large bowl, toss the chicken with the zest, half the scallions, 2 tablespoons oregano, 1 tablespoon oil, and ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper.

  2. In another bowl, combine the tomatoes, olives, 2 tablespoons oil, the remaining scallions and oregano, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.

  3. Heat the remaining teaspoon of oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.

  4. Add the chicken and cook until golden, 8 to 9 minutes per side. Add the orange juice during the last minute of cooking.

  5. Meanwhile, cook the bulgur according to the package directions. Toss with the tomato mixture; serve with the chicken.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

474 Calories
20g Fat
35g Carbs
40g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 474
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 94mg 31%
Sodium 807mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 40g
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 3mg 17%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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